Cefpodoxime (Vantin)

Orally administered, extended spectrum, semi-synthetic antibiotic of the cephalosporin class.

A prodrug; its active metabolite is cefpodoxime.

Supplied both as film-coated tablets and as flavored granules for oral suspension.

Tablets contain cefpodoxime proxetil equivalent to 100 mg or 200 mg of cefpodoxime activity.

Excreted by the kidneys.

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