Cefpodoxime Oral Suspension IP

Sefdox-50 Dry Syrup

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Cefpodoxime belongs to the class of cephalosporin antibiotics which is active against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. The antibiotics like cefpodoxime which are active against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria are also called extended-spectrum antibiotics. Its prominent role is to kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria by preventing the bacteria from forming a cell wall thus disturbing its action and making its survival difficult. They belong to the therapeutic class of anti-infectives.

Oral suspensions are miscible liquid formulations consisting of solid particles dispersed in a liquid formulation intended to be administered orally. This oral suspension is for pediatric use and must be prescribed to children of a small age group. Sefdox-50 is a dry syrup used to treat bacterial infections among children and has a mild action with 50 mg strength as compared to other antibiotics.

 Benefits of Cefpodoxime Oral Suspension-IP

Cefpodoxime oral suspension is for pediatric use and the dose is prescribed according to the child’s age and body weight. The uses of this suspension are explicated as follows-

  • Treat bacterial infections among infants.
  • Can be useful for typhoid fever.
  • Cure urinary tract infections.
  • Mild action as compared to other antibiotics.
  • Useful in treating brain and lung bacterial infections.

Side effects 

Due to the mild action of cefpodoxime, it is well tolerated by children and does not cause severe reactions. Some usual side effects of this suspension are-

  • Abdominal pain
  • Rash
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Anaphylaxis


  • Must be taken with a proper prescription.
  • Do not stop consuming it in between the course otherwise, the bacteria will be active again.
  • Do not overdose.
  • Must not be given during cough and cold as it has antibacterial effects and will not work against viruses.
  • Shake well before use.


Store below 30°C temperature.







Additional information
Brand Name

Sefdox-50 Dry Syrup


Cefpodoxime Oral Suspension IP

Pack Size

30 ML

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