What is Cefpodoxime / Clavulanic Acid?
The salt combination Cefpodoxime / Clavulanic Acid is used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections, Urinary Tract Infection, Gonorrhea, Pneumonia, Pyelonephritis, Sinusitis and other conditions.Detailed information related to Cefpodoxime / Clavulanic Acid's uses, side-effects, reviews, questions, interactions, and precautions is as follows:
Cefpodoxime / Clavulanic Acid Uses
Cefpodoxime / Clavulanic Acid is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Bacterial Infections
· Urinary Tract Infection
· Infections After Surgery
Cefpodoxime / Clavulanic Acid Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Cefpodoxime / Clavulanic Acid improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
· Interfering with the formation of the bacteria.
· Blocking the activity of beta lactamase chemical.
Cefpodoxime / Clavulanic Acid - Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur in medicines that contain Cefpodoxime / Clavulanic Acid. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Pain In Lower Legs
· Neck Pain
· Pain Or Tenderness Around The Eyes
· Loss Of Appetite
Cefpodoxime / Clavulanic Acid - Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Allergic to cefpodoxime
· Be careful if you have penicillin-associated jaundice or skin rash, kidney or liver dysfunction
· Blood clotting problem
· Consult your doctor if you develop Allergic reactions
· Do not take cefpodoxime within 2 hours of antacids or H2 antagonists