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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Duo-5. Please consult your doctor.
Duo-5 is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there a... View More
Duo-5 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 harm... View More
Duo-5 may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Duo-5 may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness or fits that m... View More
Duo-5 should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Duo-5 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Duo-5 in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Duo-5 is a combination of two medicines. It is prescribed to treat respiratory tract infections. It treats the infection and prevents further growth and... View More
Uses of Duo-5
- Respiratory tract infection
Side effects of Duo-5
- Stomach pain
How to use Duo-5
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. Duo-5 may be taken with or... View More
How Duo-5 works
Duo-5 is a combination of two medicines: Cefpodoxime Proxetil and Clavulanic Acid. Cefpodoxime Proxetil is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the for... View More
- You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance.
- Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
- Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Cepodem XP 325 Tablet may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or dev... View More
- Stop taking Cepodem XP 325 Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing d... View More
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.
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
Antacids or H2-blockers may decrease the absorption of cefpodoxime. Reduced renal excretion w/ probenecid.
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