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Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup 30 ml

Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup 30 ml

Prescription drug
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Synonym

CEFPODOXIME

Manufacturer/Marketer

Kepler Healthcare Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup

Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup belongs to the group of cephalosporin antibiotics indicated in the treatment of bacterial infections. Bacterial infections are caused due to the multiplication of harmful bacteria inside or on the body. Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup does not work against infections caused by the virus, including cold and flu.

Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup contains Cefpodoxime proxetil, which is a broad-spectrum antibiotic effective against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup works by preventing the formation of bacterial cell covering (cell wall), which is necessary for their survival. Thereby, Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup kills the bacteria and helps in treating bacterial infections.

In some cases, Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup may cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea (watery or loose stool), and abdominal pain. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to the doctor if the side effects persist or worsen.

Let the doctor know if your child is allergic to any of the components in Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup. Keep the doctor informed about your child's health condition and medications to rule out any unpleasant side effects/interactions.

Uses of Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup

Treatment of Bacterial infections

Medicinal Benefits

Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup belongs to the group of cephalosporin antibiotics indicated in the treatment of bacterial infections such as respiratory tract infections, including infections of the lungs, throat, tonsils, and sinus cavities. Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup contains 'Cefpodoxime proxetil', which is a broad-spectrum antibiotic effective against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup works by preventing the formation of bacterial cell covering (cell wall), which is necessary for their survival. Thereby, Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup kills the bacteria and helps in treating bacterial infections.

Directions for Use

Suspension: Administer the prescribed dose to the child using the measuring cup/dosing syringe/dropper. Shake the bottle well before each use.Dry syrup: Check the label for directions before use. Shake the bottle well to loosen the powder, add water to the mark on the bottle and shake well. Administer the prescribed dose as advised by the doctor.Kid tablet: Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, chew or break it.Dispersible tablet/Tablet DT: Check the label for directions before use. Disperse the tablet in the prescribed amount of water and swallow the contents. Do not crush, chew or swallow as a whole.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain

Drug Warnings

Do not give Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup to the child if they are allergic to any of its components. Inform the doctor if your child is allergic to penicillin antibiotics or has kidney problems. If your child is on any other medications, including vitamin/mineral supplements or herbal products, tell your doctor.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Inform the doctor if your child is taking diuretics (furosemide) or antibiotics (gentamicin).

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Disease Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • FUROSEMIDE
  • GENTAMICIN

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Antibiotics can alter the useful bacteria in the stomach, which help in digestion. Therefore, you are advised to give the child foods rich in probiotics.

  • Include fibre-rich food like whole grains, beans, lentils, berries, broccoli, peas and bananas in their diet.

  • Make sure your child is well rested.

Special Advise

  • Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup may affect laboratory test results. Inform the person doing the tests that your child is on treatment with Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Bacterial infection: A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria enter, multiply, and infect the body. Harmful bacteria produce chemicals known as toxins, which can damage tissue and cause sickness. They can target any body part and multiply very quickly. Symptoms include fever, chills, and fatigue.

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Alcohol

Not applicable

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Pregnancy

Not applicable

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Breast Feeding

Not applicable

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Driving

Not applicable

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Liver

Consult your doctor

Please consult the doctor if your child has a liver impairment or if you have any concerns regarding this.

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Kidney

Consult your doctor

Please consult the doctor if your child has kidney problems.

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Children

Safe if prescribed

Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup is safe for children if prescribed by the doctor. Your doctor may prescribe the dose and duration based on the child's condition and age.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Paras, 7-Vidyanagar Society, Part-Iii, Opp. Vidyanagar School, Usmanpura, Ahmedabad - 380013, Gujarat, India
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FAQs

Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup works by preventing the formation of bacterial cell covering, which is necessary for their survival. Thereby killing the bacteria and helping in treating bacterial infections.
Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup may cause diarrhoea. Give the child water and non-spicy food if they experience diarrhoea. Consult a doctor if the condition persists or worsens.
To treat the condition effectually, it is recommended to complete the course of Kepodil 100 Dry Syrup even if the child feels better. Leaving it in between may lead to even severe infection that will, in fact, stop responding to the antibiotic as well (antibiotic resistance).

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