Simplicef (cefpodoxime proxetil) Rx

Simplicef (cefpodoxime proxetil) Rx

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What are Simplicef Tablets for Cats and Dogs?

  • Simplicef 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.

Why do cats and dogs use Simplicef?

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

What else should I know about Simplicef?

  • 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 Simplicef?

  • 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 Simplicef?

  • Simplicef can be given with our without food.

What is in Simplicef?

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

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Simplicef 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 Simplicef?

  • Simplicef 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.