Powder for Suspension
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Consuming alcohol with Cefokid does not cause any harmful side effects.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefokid is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefokid is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not ha... View More
Cefokid may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Cefokid should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefokid may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefokid is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Cefokid is recommended.
Cefokid is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia), urinary t... View More
Uses of Cefokid
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Cefokid
How to use Cefokid
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cefokid is to be taken wit... View More
How Cefokid works
Cefokid is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them t... View More
What if you forget to take Cefokid?
If you miss a dose of Cefokid, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Cefokid to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection harder to treat.
- Discontinue Cefokid 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 does not stop or if you find blood in your st... View More
- Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
- Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Cefokid as it may cause increased side effects.
Pharyngitis, Acute otitis media, Community-acquired pneumonia, Sinusitis, UTI, Cystitis, Gonorrhea, Skin and skin structure infections, Tonsillitis, Res... View More
Should be taken with food. Take after meals. Reconstitution: Reconstitute powd for oral susp at the time of dispensing by adding the amount of water ... View More
Acute Bronchitis & Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Bronchitis, Acute Maxillary Sinusitis 200 mg PO q12hr for 10 days Acute Community-Acquired Pneumon... View More
Child : PO 10 mg/kg/day, max 400 mg/day q12h 6 months - 2 years : 40 mg every 12 hours 3 - 8 years : 80 mg every 12 hours over 9 years : 100 mg eve... View More
Renal impairment: Patients on haemodialysis: Dose should be given after each dialysis session. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation 10-39 Increase dosi... View More
Mode of Action
Cefpodoxime binds to one or more of the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) which inhibits the final transpeptidation step of peptidoglycan synthesis in ... View More
History of allergy to penicillin; severe renal impairment; pregnancy and lactation. Lactation: Drug excreted in breast milk in low concentrations; no... View More
>10% Diarrhea in infants and toddlers (15.4%),Diaper rash (12.1%) 1-10% Diarrhea (7.4%),Nausea (3.8%),Vaginal infection (3.1%),Vomiting (1.1-2.1%),... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: B Lactation: Drug excreted in breast milk in low concentrations; not recommended
Antacids or H2-blockers may decrease the absorption of cefpodoxime. Probenecid inhibits renal excretion. Potentially Fatal: Monitor renal function du... View More
Alternative brand for Cefokid
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More