Cepodoxime Proxetil [Generic Simplicef] is a once-a-day cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat skin infections wounds and abscesses caused by susceptible strains of bacteriaAdd this item to your cart:
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* FDA-approved for treating canine bacterial skin infections
* Simple once-a-day dosing
* Comes in a film-coated tablet for easy administration
* Can be given with or without food
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
The dose range of Cefpodoxime Proxetil or SIMPLICEF tablets is 5-10 mg/kg 2.3-4.5 mg/lb body weight, administered orally, once a day. The dose may be given with or without food. The determination of dosage for any particular patient must take into consideration such factors as the severity and nature of the infection, the susceptibility of the causative organisms, and the integrity of the patient's host-defense mechanisms.
Cefpodoxime Proxetil or SIMPLICEF tablets should be administered once daily for 5-7 days or for 2-3 days beyond the cessation of clinical signs, up to a maximum of 28 days. Treatment of acute infections should not be continued for more than 3-4 days if no response to therapy is seen.
Cefpodoxime proxetil is contraindicated in dogs with known allergy to cefpodoxime or to the &beta-lactam penicillins and cephalosporins group of antibiotics.
Not for human use. Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children. Antimicrobial drugs, including penicillins and cephalosporins, can cause allergic reactions in sensitized individuals. To minimize the possibility of allergic reactions, those handling such antimicrobials, including cefpodoxime, are advised to avoid direct contact of the product with the skin and mucous membranes.
The safety of cefpodoxime proxetil in dogs used for breeding, pregnant dogs, or lactating bitches has not been demonstrated. As with other cephalosporins, cefpodoxime proxetil may occasionally induce a positive direct Coombs 'test.
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