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Neither: It's neither. It's a cephalosporin.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dx of pyelonephritis today. Iv antibiotics at the ER and prescription for vantin (cefpodoxime) 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not proven: There have not been any drug trials of these medications during pregnancy. Best advice is to try android (methyltestosterone) either whilst pregnant as effects are unknown. Best & safest antibiotics during pregnancy are amoxicillin or nitrofurantoin (Macrodantuin) Hopefully UTI organism is sensitive to one of these. Either way, best to discuss with your OB Dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is Cefpodoxime 200mg twice per day suitable for treating epididymo-orchitis? No sexual history and I have problems with quinolones.
Yes, ...: Cefpodoxime is a third-generation cephlosporin, working well for uncomplicated UTI and gonorrhea; so, most likely, it will work well for you, but it is nice to know the selection of antibiotics for epididymo-orchitis is based on experience and assumption if no genito-urinary bacteria could be identified from urine or urethral specimen. So, take it and see. If not working as expected, reassessed. ...Read more
My 11 years old son has fever
TLC count was 9400 first day
Dr gave cefpodoxime 3 days
nw TLC is 15500 dr gave ceftriaxone ing 2gm in morning 1 gm eve?
TLC ?: If you are getting T-lymphocyte counts, I assume you have a more complex immune system than you are describing in the question. If it's total lymphocyte count that's another story. Please see an ID specialist for your child if not using your Peds or FP doc to answer questions. Not sure what we're treating and then checking TLC for response to therapy... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 days ago, i was diagnosed with acute tonsillitis. Doctor prescribed me cefpodoxime and aceclofenac, but it got worse like right tonsil came in conta?
Is Cefpodoxime 200mg twice per day by my doc good for treating non-std epididymo-orchitis? No sexual history and I have problems with quinolones.
YES: YES; however, this infection requires very careful followup. ...Read more
I have chickenpox from the last two days. Big blisters on my back. My doctor has given me Ocuvir 800 DT, Cefpodoxime 200 and Beplex. No sign of help.
Return To Doctor NOW: Ocuvir (Acyclovir), antiviral drug used for those at risk to develop severe chickenpox (over 12 yrs of age, certain underlying disorders, & more); can shorten duration of symptoms & development of nerve pain. Patients usually note slight to moderate symptom relief. Adults have high risk of severe illness; some may require Immune Globulin. Return to your doctor NOW for recheck & prompt intervention ...Read more
My 10 month baby has fever 102f and doctor diagnodsed throat infecn.He gave pcm and cefpodoxime.After giving pcm still he has fever 101f, not lowering.?
Probably Normal: First of all, how long has the medicine been given. If the infection is bacterial, it still may take several days for the proper antibiotics to work. In fact, most throat infections and fever combos are viral and may take 5-7 days to disappear and the antibiotics do not work anyway.And the fever of 102, while frustrating, is not in and of itself dangerous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer