Packing: – 30 ML
Absorption and Excretion: Cefpodoxime Proxetil is a prodrug that is absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and de-esterified to its active metabolite, cefpodoxime. In the oral administration of 100 mg of Cefpodoxime Proxetil to fasting subjects, approximately 50% of the administered cefpodoxime dose was absorbed systemically. Over the recommended dosing range (100 to 400 mg), approximately 29 to 33% of the administered cefpodoxime dose was excreted unchanged in the urine in 12 hours. There is minimal metabolism of cefpodoxime in vivo.
Pharmacokinetics of Cefpodoxime Over the recommended dosing range, the rate and extent of cefpodoxime absorption exhibited dose-dependency; dose-normalized Cmax and AUC decreased by up to 32% with increasing dose. Over the recommended dosing range, the Tmax was approximately 2 to 3 hours and the T1/2 ranged from 2.09 to 2.84 hours.
INDICATIONS: – Urinary tract infection sinusitis post-operative infection gynecological infection skin & soft tissue infection community-acquired pneumonia chronic bronchitis.
Cefpodoxime Proxetil Oral Suspension is a drug medication under the branding of PODZY-50. It is an antibacterial drug used in cases of bacterial infections and diseases. Cefpodoxime inhibits the growth of bacterial cells and therefore treats the infected person. It is used to treat infections in different parts of the body. Antibiotics work by suppressing the development of bacterial cells by disrupting their cell walls. Cell walls are the outer covering of bacterial cells and support the normal functioning and proliferation of the cell.
Bacterial infections are caused by the presence of bacterial cells in the living systems of the human body. They affect the normal functioning of human cells, causing various health problems like muscle aches, throat pain, diarrhoea, UTIs, STDs, etc. This medication can relieve bacterial infections in different body parts like the throat, lungs, digestive parts, and even the reproductive parts of the body.
Cefpodoxime proxetil oral suspension can be used to treat the following bacterial infections.
Follow the given directions before taking this medication.
Some of the common side effects of Cefpodoxime proxetil oral suspension observed in a small minority of the population are listed below.
The important things to discuss with your healthcare professional before taking this medication are as follows.
Can Cefpodoxime be used to treat a viral infection?
Cefpodoxime is an antibiotic medication, hence taking it for a viral infection is not recommended.
Does it become a habit?
Cefpodoxime medication doesn’t develop into a habit.
How much Cefpodoxime Proxetil should I take?
Cefpodoxime medication or dosage should be per the doctor’s prescription.
Can children be given Cefpodoxime?
Yes, you can give Cefpodoxime to youngsters. However, a doctor should first recommend the dosage.
Can I forgo Cefpodoxime Proxetil dosages right away after treating the infection?
It is advised to take the recommended medication for the entire course to avoid antibiotic resistance in future infections.