Disopod Drops


DISOPOD 25 DROPS: Each 1ml contains Cefpodoxime 25mg in 10ml pack

Formulation: Drops

Flavour: Orange and Peppermint Flavour


Therapy / Class: Antibacterial/Third-Generation Cephalosporin Antibiotic

Spectrum of Coverage

Gram-positive bacteria:

  • Staphylococcus aureus (methicillin-susceptible strains, including those producing penicillinases)
  • Staphylococcus saprophyticus
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae (excluding penicillin-resistant isolates)
  • Streptococcus pyogenes

Gram-negative bacteria:

  • Escherichia coli
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae
  • Proteus mirabilis
  • Haemophilus influenzae (including beta-lactamase producing isolates)
  • Moraxella catarrhalis
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae (including penicillinase-producing isolates)

Mechanism of Action:

Shows bactericidal action by inhibition of bacterial cell wall synthesis. Active against some beta-lactamases, both penicillinasesand cephalosporinases, of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria.


  1. Acute otitis media
  2. Pharyngitis and/or tonsillitis
  3. Community-acquired pneumonia
  4. Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis
  5. Uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections
  6. Acute maxillary sinusitis
  7. Uncomplicated urinary tract infections

Dosage & Administration:

Infants and Pediatric Patients (age 2 months through 12 years)

Type of Infection   

Total Daily Dose

Dose Frequency


Acute otitis media  

10 mg/kg/day
(Max 400 mg/day)  

5 mg/kg Q 12 h
(Max 200 mg/dose)

5 days

Pharyngitis and/or tonsillitis

10 mg/kg/day
(Max 200 mg/day)

5 mg/kg/dose Q 12 h
(Max 100 mg/dose)

5 to 10 days

Acute maxillary sinusitis

10 mg/kg/day
(Max 400 mg/day) 

5 mg/kg Q 12 hours
(Max 200 mg/dose)

10 days


HOW SUPPLIED: DISOPOD 25 DROPS is Dry Syrup available as 10ml packs with Sterile Water


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  2. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (2002) 50, Topic T1, 23–27
  3. Drugs Context. 2020; 9: 2020-9-3.


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