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Starpod Dry Syrup

COMPOSITION –Cefpodoxime Proxetil 100 mg

Cefpodoxime Proxetil


Drug class: Cephalosporin antibiotics

  • Cefpodoxime proxetil is a semi-synthetic, oral third generation cephalosporin with a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity.
  • The drug has in vitro activity against many common Gram-positive and Gram-negative pathogens associated with common paediatric infections, (GI tract disturbances and skin rashes). 
  • Well tolerated and demonstrates good bacteriological and clinical efficacy in paediatric patients, with adverse events that are consistent with those reported for other oral cephalosporins.1
  • The drug is available for use as a prodrug-Cefpodoxime proxetil, which is absorbed readily from the gut.
  • It reaches adequate levels exceeding the Minimal Inhibitory Concentration in most of the body fluids.
  • It is excreted by kidneys, unchanged. The dose needs adjustment in compromised renal function.

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