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Vantin 200-Cefoprox 200mg-Cefpodoxime Proxetil 200mg


Cefoprox 200mg-Cefpodoxime Proxetil 200mg

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Cefpodoxime proxetil is mostly recommended by doctors in the management of mild to moderate bacterial infection. Buy Cefpodoxime proxetil online.
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Cefpodoxime-proxetil is a highly effective medicine used in the treatment of bacterial infections. Cefpodoxime-proxetil is a semi-synthetic broad spectrum antibiotic. It is a prodrug of the active ingredient called Cefpodoxime, which belongs to cephalosporin class of drugs. It is used to cure bacterial infections such as tonsillitis, infection in throat, infection in larynx, infection in the urinary tract, infection in the skin, acute community acquired pneumonia, cervical and rectal infections, urethral gonorrhea, acute maxillary sinusitis, infection of the middle ear, sinusitis and bronchitis.

Mechanism of action of Cefpodoxime-proxetil:

Cefpodoxime-proxetil is a prodrug and it gets absorbed in the GIT and converted into its active medicine called Cefpodoxime. It is a bactericidal agent and acts by preventing the bacterial cell wall formation. It is widely active against both gram positive as well as gram negative bacteria. It also finds its bactericidal ability in the beta-lactamase environment and due to this property it is highly active against bacteria which are resistant to penicillin and cephalosporin.

What are the contraindications of Cefpodoxime-proxetil?

It is contraindicated for patients having an allergic reaction with Cefpodoxime-proxetil or other cephalosporins.

What are the drug interactions of Cefpodoxime-proxetil?

Some drugs may show drug interaction with Cefpodoxime-proxetil and decreases its efficacy. The drugs which show interaction are antacids, Probenecid, H2-blockers, Proton pump inhibitors and Nephrotoxic drugs.

How to store this medicine?

Store it at room temperature in a cool, dark and dry place.

What is the correct administration of Cefpodoxime-proxetil?

It comes in three dosage strengths 50, 100, 200 mg of tablets.

The recommended doses of this medicine according to the diseased conditions are:

  • For pneumoniabronchitis, or sinusitis: Take 200 mg of Cefpodoxime-proxetil for every 12 hours for 10 to 14 days according to the type of infection.
  • For Gonorrhea: Take a single dose of 200 mg of this medicine.
  • For Urinary tract infections: Take100 mg of this drug every 12 hours for 7 to 14 days.
  • For skin or skin structure infections: Take 400 mg of Cefpodoxime-proxetil every 12 hours for 70 to 14 days.

 What happens in case of missed dose?

Missing of dose may decrease the efficacy of this treatment, so, don't miss any dose. If you missed the dose then take it before the scheduled time for the next dose.

 What to do in case of overdose?

In case overdose of this medicine immediately consult your emergency medical service.

What undesired effects are produced while using this medicine?

The common side effects that may occur during the course of treatment with Cefpodoxime-proxetil are: Abdominal pain, rashes on the skin, vomiting, headache, nausea, diarrhea, pain in muscle, disturbance in sleep and fever.

What are the precautions a patient has to follow while taking this medicine?

  • Don't use this medicine for a longer period of time because it may cause secondary infections.
  • It should be given with caution when a patient has diarrhea, stomach or intestinal infection.
  • In case of renal insufficiency, the total amount of daily dose of this medicine should be reduced.
  • Don't use this medicine, if you don't have bacterial infections.

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