Cefpodoxime Proxetil Tablets for Dogs (10 Pills)

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Strength: 100-mg (10 Pills)

This item requires an active prescription from a vet visit within the last 12 months Details We'll collect your pet and vet information to verify this prescription before shipping..

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$26.70
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Cefpodoxime Proxetil is a prescription medication for dogs to treat bacterial infections of the skin including wounds and abscesses, as well as bladder and respiratory infections. Plus, since this medication comes in an oral tablet form, it can be easily disguised in your dog’s favorite food. Customers may receive this drug under the names Simplicef, Vantin.

Uses

Cefpodoxime Proxetil Tablets are indicated for the treatment of skin infections (wounds and abscesses) in dogs.

Possible Side Effects

Stop administering and seek emergency veterinary medical care in the event of an allergic reaction (shortness of breath; hives; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; rash; or fainting), severe nausea, vomiting or diarrhea, mucus or blood in the stool, and unusual bleeding or bruising. Other, less serious side effects such as mild nausea, diarrhea, or yeast infection may be more likely to occur.

Drug & Food Interactions

Do not give medication at the same time as giving antacids such as Maalox or other stomach acid reducers such as Tagamet.

Precautions

As with other cephalosporins, cefpodoxime proxetil may occasionally induce a positive direct Coombs’ test.

NOTE: For Generic Medications, the picture displayed may not depict actual product. Generic medications may vary from one order to the next by size, color, and shape depending on the manufacturer. Customers may receive the same drug under the names Simplicef, Vantin.

Recommended Dosage

Give this medication by mouth according to a veterinarian's instructions as they will be able to determine the dose and frequency best suitable for your dog.

Storage Instructions

Store at controlled room temperatures between 68° - 77°F. Replace cap securely after each opening.

FAQ

What is Cefpodoxime proxetil?

Cefpodoxime proxetil is an oral cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the skin, such as wounds and abscesses as well as bladder and respiratory infections in dogs.

What are the benefits of Cefpodoxime Proxetil Tablets?

  • Treats bacterial skin, bladder, and respiratory infections in dogs.
  • Simple oral once-daily dosing.
  • It comes in a film-coated tablet for easy administration.

How is this medication given?

Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. The usual dose of cefpodoxime proxetil in dogs is 2.3-4.5mg/pound, given by mouth, once a day for 5 to 7 days up to a maximum of 28 days.

How does this medication work?

It is a cephalosporin antibiotic that treats bacterial infections by suppressing the growth of micro-organisms such as bacteria, fungi, or protozoa.

​How to Order Your Pet’s Prescription Medications from Pasadena Pet Store

  • Log into your account on pasadenapetstore.com and create your account if you are ordering any prescription items. This way, You can track all your previous history of orders with us including your pet, veterinarian information. 
  • Please allow us to contact your veterinarian and give us, Pasadena Pet Store, to obtain a prescription on your behalf by faxing a form to your vet or call to send us the prescription. All your vet needs to do is fill out the form We will be providing and fax them back to us. 
  •  During the checkout, you will be asked to provide information about your animal(s) and your veterinarian. Please have the following information ready if you’re able:
  1. Your animal's name, species, date of birth and gender
  2. Any allergies your animal may have to medications
  3. Current listing of any medications your animal may be taking
  4. Your veterinarian's name, fax number, and phone number
  • By Fax: Your vet can fax the prescription from his or her office to (626) 568-1115.  If you have already placed an order, please have your vet reference the order number on the document.  

*Faxed prescriptions must come from your veterinarian’s office. Please do not send such fax yourself. *

  • By Phone: Your vet can approve your prescription over the phone by speaking with a Pasadena Pet Store pharmacist at (626) 568-1115.
  • By Mail: You can mail the original written prescription (no photocopies, please) to: 

Pasadena Pet Store / Pasadena Pets Hospital
2850 East Foothill Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91780

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Please Note:  If you have the original written prescription (or notarized copy of the prescription) – you must mail it to the pharmacy. Please do not email your prescription (if you have the original). We cannot accept prescriptions via email. All prescriptions remain on file at Pasadena Pet Store and are valid for one year (unless a shorter date is specified by the prescriber) or until the total quantity has been dispensed, whichever occurs first. 

Prescriptions can only be dispensed as written by your veterinarian.  The prescription must be written for the specific medication and quantity you wish to order.   Any changes will require a new prescription from your veterinarian.

 

Pharmacy Hours:

  • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM PST M-F
  • Please contact our pharmacy at (626) 568-1115 for any questions
  • Any phone calls and/or emails left before 2:00 PM PST will be returned that business day - calls/emails left after 2:00 PM PST will be returned the next business day.

*In the event of an emergency - please contact your local veterinarian immediately.*

 

Restrictions: 

  • You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase prescription medications from Pasadena Pet Store
  • The availability of medications may vary by state.
  • We cannot ship any prescription medications to destinations outside of the United States.

Notes: 

  • When ordering prescription items, you must FIRST log in or create an account to complete your order. 
  • Prescriptions can only be dispensed as written by your veterinarian.  The prescription must be written for the specific medication and quantity you wish to order.   Any changes will require a new prescription from your veterinarian. 
  • Prescription products are generally shipped 24-72 hours after a valid prescription is received. 
  • Prescription items are NOT returnable – once they have shipped, we are unable to take them back.
  • Prescriptions are filled for animal use only written by a doctor of veterinarian medicine licensed in the United States.  
  • No prescriptions will be filled for human use.
  • When an order is placed, you may see a 'HOLD' on your bank card, however, we do not capture and collect funds until either the prescription is approved and processes or your over-the-counter products are shipped.

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