Top
10
Doctor insights on: Vantin

Share
Dr. Ronald Krauser
21 doctors shared insights

Vantin (Overview)

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


1

1
What is vantin for?

What is vantin 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

Dr. Ronald Krauser
21 doctors shared insights

Vantin (Overview)

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


2

2
What is vantin 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

4

4
Can you please tell me if vantin is a penicillin or erhthromycin?

Can you please tell me if vantin 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

5

5
Can you tell me if doxycycline or vantin is a penicillin or ethromycin?

Neither: Vantin (cefpodoxime) is a cephalosporin: not a penicillin, but somewhat related. Doxycycline is a type of tetracycline, completely unrelated to both penicillins and macrolides (the class of drugs that Erythromycin belongs to). ...Read more

6

6
Dx of pyelonephritis today. Iv antibiotics at the ER and prescription for vantin for tomorrow. Currently i'm dizzy and my vision is blurry, are those symptoms?

Dx of pyelonephritis today. Iv antibiotics at the ER and prescription for vantin for tomorrow. Currently i'm dizzy and my vision is blurry, are those symptoms?

Report to doctor...: You're getting the top-gun antibiotics for pyelonephritis. It may cause nausea and vomiting in 1.5 - 4% of users. To prove drug side effects, recurrent use proves the concern with high alert and watch is the must. In your scenario, do you feel dizzy on standing? If so, check blood pressure and pulse, and watch with care. In doubt, see doctor for assessment. Best wish... ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
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

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Oscar Novick
20 doctors shared insights

Cefpodoxime (Definition)

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