Cefpoderm (cefpodoxime proxetil) Rx
Starting At $0.79 per tablet

Cefpoderm (cefpodoxime proxetil) Rx


$0.79 per tablet
Tablet
  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

  • Generic to Simplicef Tablets

What are Cefpoderm Tablets for Cats and Dogs?

  • Cefpoderm is a prescription oral medication for dogs and cats that contains Cefpodoxime Proxetil. 
  • Cefpodoxime Proxetil is an antibiotic that is in the class of cephalosporins.
  • Cefpoderm is an alternative to the brands Simplicef and Vantin.

Why do cats and dogs use Cefpoderm?

  • Cefpoderm is commonly used for infections in dogs, specifically for skin and urinary infections.
  • Cefpoderm may also be prescribed for certain tyes of skin infections in cats.

What else should I know about Cefpoderm?

  • Cefpodoxime Proxetil is a cephalosporin antibiotic. Cephalosporin antibiotics has an odor that resembles cat urine. This is normal.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Cefpoderm?

  • Cefpodoxime Proxetil generally does not cause major side effects.
  • Cefpodoxime Proxetil can cause diarrhea and vomiting. If your pet has severe diarrhea or vomiting, you should contact your pet's veterinarian.
  • If your pet has ever had an allergic reaction to any cephalosporin antibiotic, you should not give them Cefpodoxime Proxetil.

How do you use Cefpoderm?

  • Cefpoderm can be given with our without food.

What is in Cefpoderm?

  • Cefpoderm contains the antibiotic Cefpodoxime Proxetil.
  • Cefpodoxime Proxetil is a cephalosporin antibiotic.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Cefpoderm is a brand name. You will receive the exact brand that you request.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Cefpoderm?

  • Cefpoderm contains an antibiotic. Resistance is a major concern when using antibiotics. To help avoid resistance, it is important for you to use this for as long as your veterinarian has prescribed, even if you dog or cat is looking and feeling better.