Cdef is an antibiotic medicine used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. The medicine does not show any effect on viral, fungal and parasitic infections. It will act only in case of some types of bacterial infections.
The active ingredient in Cdef tablet is Cefpodoxime, which is a type of Cephalosporin. Cefpodoxime prevents formation of the protective covering around bacteria which is needed for their survival. The antibiotic acts via the medium of a neutral agent that does not interfere with the therapeutic action of the drug.
Cdef is used for treatment of the following infectious disorders:
Cdef can also be prescribed for disorders other than those mentioned above. The medicine should only be taken with a physician's prescription and not otherwise.
Cdef is a potent antibiotic and used only for treatment of certain bacterial infections. If the drug is used without any therapeutic indication or if it is taken in the wrong dosage, there could be possible side effects of the drug. Some of these side effects have been mentioned below:
The side effects usually subside on their own in some time and are not potentially harmful. However, in some cases, they may progressively increase in intensity and could cause harm to the patient's health.
Cdef should be consumed only when prescribed by a physician. Some important things to be remembered by patients who are on a course of Cdef are as follows:
It is important to consider the above mentioned things by those who consume Cdef. Other instructions provided by the physician should be heeded carefully as well.
Medicines with similar drug composition and similar therapeutic effects can be used as an alternative to each other. Some drugs with similar drug composition to Cdef have been mentioned below:
These medicines should not be used in place of Cdef unless the physician advises to do so.