|Composition of Product||Cefpodoxime 200 mg + Ofloxacin 200 mg|
|Storage||store in a cool, dry place and avoid direct sunlight|
Cefpodoxime 200mg + Ofloxacin 200mg Salt Information :
Uses of Cefpodoxime 200mg + Ofloxacin 200mg:
Cefpodoxime and ofloxacin combination is used in the treatment of various bacterial infections like pneumonia, bronchitis, urinary tract infections and sinusitis.
Side Effects of Cefpodoxime 200mg + Ofloxacin 200mg:
Anaphylactic shock; purpuric nephritis, skin rash, pruritus; diarrhoea, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting. Potentially Fatal: Pseudomembranous colitis; nephrotoxicity.
Drug Interactions of Cefpodoxime 200mg + Ofloxacin 200mg:
Antacids or H2-blockers may decrease the absorption of cefpodoxime. Probenecid inhibits renal excretion. Potentially Fatal: Monitor renal function during admin. Additive nephrotoxic effects with furosemide.
Contraindications of Cefpodoxime 200mg + Ofloxacin 200mg:
Mechanism of Action of Cefpodoxime 200mg + Ofloxacin 200mg:
Cefpodoxime binds to one or more of the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) which inhibits the final transpeptidation step of peptidoglycan synthesis in bacterial cell wall, thus inhibiting biosynthesis and arresting cell wall assembly resulting in bacterial cell death. Absorption: Decreased absorption in conditions of low gastric acidity. Bioavailability: about 50%. Distribution: Respiratory and GU tract (therapeutic concentrations); enters breast milk (low concentrations). Protein-binding: 20-30%. Metabolism: De-esterified to cefpodoxime in the intestinal lumen. Excretion: Via the urine (as unchanged); removed by dialysis; 2-3 hr (elimination half-life); prolonged in renal impariment.
Special Precautions for Cefpodoxime 200mg + Ofloxacin 200mg:
History of allergy to penicillin; severe renal impairment; pregnancy and lactation.