What is Generic for Orelox* used for?
Generic for Orelox* (Cefpodoxime) is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections, which include tonsillitis, laryngitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, and middle ear infections. This medicine is a cephalosporin antibiotic that works by fighting bacteria in your body.
This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Orelox*?
The dosage of Generic for Orelox* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of Generic for Orelox*. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.
Generic for Orelox* may be taken with or without food.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Orelox*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Orelox* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Orelox*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Orelox*, seek medical attention immediately. Some of the overdose symptoms of this drug are rash, nasal congestion, eye irritation, and convulsions.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Orelox*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Orelox*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Orelox*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Orelox* can interact with other antibiotics, antacids, blood thinners, diuretics, gout medicines, birth control pills, and live vaccines.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Orelox*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Orelox* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Orelox* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Orelox* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Orelox* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Orelox* can cause side effects such as diarrhea, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, vaginal itching, and muscle aches. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are shortness of breath, difficult urination, convulsions, severe blisters, seizures, dark urine, and yellowing of the eyes or skin. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Orelox*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Orelox*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Orelox* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Orelox*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic For Orelox*?
How will Generic for Orelox* work in my body?
How should Generic for Orelox* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Orelox* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Orelox* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.
Before using Generic for Orelox*, inform your doctor if you have diabetes, colitis, kidney disease, or liver disease. Also, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.