Uses of Cefpodoxime
Cefpodoxime is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery
Side effects of Cefpodoxime
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
How Acrocef LB Tablet works
Cefpodoxime is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.
Expert advice for Cefpodoxime
Your doctor has prescribed Cefpodoxime to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Discontinue Cefpodoxime and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
If you're on blood thinners, Cefpodoxime can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Acrocef LB Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Acrocef LB Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Acrocef LB Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Acrocef LB Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acrocef LB Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Acrocef LB Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.