Cefpodoxime is a cephalosporin antiboitic with similar structure as that of penicillin. It is used in the treatment of certain bacterial infections in the body like urinary tract infection, sexually transmitted disease (gonorrhea), lung infection (pneumonia), kidney infection (pyelonephritis), sinusitis, skin or soft tissue Infection, inflammation of tonsils (tonsillitis), sore throat (pharyngitis), and upper respiratory tract infection.
Do not take cefpodoxime within 2 hours of antacids or H2 antagonists (ranitidine, famotidine). Take this medicine with meals or a snack for better absorptionMake sure you finish the entire course of treatment Consult your doctor: If you are allergic to cefpodoxime or any other cephalosporin antibiotic such as cefadroxil, cephalexin, penicillin, or any other drugs. If you have diarrhea, inflammation of large intestine (colon) colitis, or stomach problems, blood clotting problem. If you have or had kidney or liver disease. If you are having surgery, including dental surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are taking cefpodoxime.
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