Cefpodoxime is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that treats many types of infections including urinary tract infections, respiratory infections, and ear/nose/throat infections. It is in the cephalosporin family of antibiotics.
Do not use if allergic or sensitive to cefpodoxime or other cephalosporin antibiotics. While cefpodoxime is not a penicillin antibiotic, its chemical structure is related to penicillin, and some people who are allergic to penicillin, amoxicillin, or other similar antibiotics are also allergic to this medication. Use caution when taking this medication if you are allergic to pencillin and have never taken this medication before. Additionally, patients with kidney disease or a seizure disorder should avoid this medication.
Cefpodoxime can rarely cause severe allergic reactions. Other potential side effects include nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
|UTI||200 mg twice a day for 5 days|
|ENT infection||200 mg twice a day for 7-14 days|
|Respiratory infection||200 mg twice a day for 7-14 days|
Adult doses are shown, unless otherwise specified. Refer to weight-based dosing guidelines for pediatric patients.
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