Cefpodoxime Oral Suspension IP

Cepotec Dry Syrup

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 Cefpodoxime has anti-infective therapeutic action and belongs to the extended-spectrum class of antibiotics also called cephalosporins. This suspension works on the third generation of cephalosporins. These are most active against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria causing bacterial infections. Cefpodoxime plays a significant role in inhibiting the growth and kills the bacteria by restricting the bacteria to form the cell wall which is the protective covering of the bacteria and is essential for its survival.

It is dry syrup consisting of 50 mg strength and comes in 15mg/30 ml packaging. The brand name for this suspension is Cepotec Dry Syrup. The mild action of cefpodoxime makes it suitable and effective for children and thus holds a good tolerance among children.

Uses of Cefpodoxime oral suspension-IP

This suspension is manufactured under the quality standards of GMP-WHO and follows IP standards. Benefits of cefpodoxime are –

  • Treatment of various bacterial infections.
  • Cure urinary tract bacterial infections.
  • Mild mode of action.
  • Easy to use
  • Affordable and effective
  • Absorption of drug increases if consumed with food.

 Side effects

Mild action of cefpodoxime prevents severe side effects. Some common side effects are-

  • Abdominal pain
  • Rashes and itching
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Anaphylaxis


  • Must be taken with a proper prescription.
  • Complete the proper course of medication as prescribed otherwise, the infection will be active again.
  • Avoid consuming it with or immediately after intake of protein pump inhibitors, H2 blockers, or antacids.
  • Overdose can be harmful.
  • It will not work for viral infections. Thus, avoid using them for cold, cough, and flu.
  • Shake well before use.


Store below 30°C temperature.


Additional information
Brand Name

Cepotec Dry Syrup


Cefpodoxime Oral Suspension IP

Pack Size

30 ML