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Dr. Janice Alexander
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Cefpodoxime (Overview)

Cefpodoxime is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


Dr. Janice Alexander
22 doctors shared insights

Cefpodoxime (Overview)

Cefpodoxime is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Is it safe to take cefpodoxime and doxycycline together at the same time?

Is it safe to take cefpodoxime and doxycycline together at the same time?

Yes : Two different antibiotics with two different mode of action, a cephalosposrin and tetracycline can be used together with no problem ( example: Ceftriaxone and doxycyline in std treatment). ...Read more

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What is vantin (cefpodoxime) for?

What is vantin (cefpodoxime) for?

Vantin-antibiotic: Cefpodoxime is a cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria such as pneumonia; bronchitis; gonorrhea; and ear, skin, throat, and urinary tract infections. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me if vantin (cefpodoxime) is a penicillin or erhthromycin?

Can you please tell me if vantin (cefpodoxime) is a penicillin or erhthromycin?

Neither: Vantin, or cefpodoxime (generic) is a 3rd generation cephalosporin. It does not belong in thebgrop of antibitoics related to penicillin or even to erythromycin. ...Read more

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Can you use cefpodoxime for a tooth abcess?

Can you use cefpodoxime for a tooth abcess?

See a dentist ASAP: A tooth infection won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your body. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Vantin (Definition)

Vantin is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more