If your dog has a wound or abscess, your vet may prescribe Cefpoderm (cefpodoxime proxetil) Tablets for Dogs to treat the possibility of skin infection. This antibiotic’s oral tablet form is easy to give to your dog, and it only needs to be administered once a day. This medication can also help to treat bladder and respiratory infections in your dog, helping him to quickly return to his normal happy, healthy self.
Cefpoderm Tablets are indicated for the treatment of skin infections (wounds and abcesses) in dogs caused by susceptible strains of Staphylococcus intermedius, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus canis, Escherichia coli, Pasteurella multocida, and Proteus mirabilis.
Possible Side Effects
No serious side effects have been reported.
Drug & Food Interactions
Cefpoderm is contraindicated in dogs with known allergy to cefpodoxime or to the penicillins and cephalosporins group of antibiotics.
Not for human use. Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children. The safety of Cefpoderm in dogs used for breeding or pregnant dogs has not been demonstrated/ As with other cephalosporins, cefpodoxime proxetil may occasionally induce a positive direct Coombs' test.
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