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Putney Cefpodoxime Proxetil 100mg, 100 Tablets


 
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Cefpodoxime Proxetil Tablets

Antibiotic For Skin Infections

Putney Cefpodoxime Proxetil is indicated the treatment of skin infections, wounds,and abscesses in dogs caused by susceptible strains of Staphylococcus intermedius, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus canis, Escherichia coli, Pasteurella multocida and Proteus mirabilis.

  • Cefpodoxime Proxetil is a generic of Pfizer Simplicef at a more affordable price.
  • Orally administered, extended spectrum, semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic.
  • Cefpodoxime interfers with bacterial cell wall synthesis.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Dose range: The dose range of Cefpodoxime Proxetil 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. Obtain a sample of the pathogenic organism for culture and sensitivity testing prior to beginning antimicrobial therapy. Once results become available, continue with appropriate therapy.

Duration: Cefpodoxime Proxetil 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.

Dosing Charts: For daily oral administration of Cefpodoxime Proxetil Tablets at 5 mg/kg (Table 1) and 10 mg/kg (Table 2). For oral use in dogs only.

Table 1. Dose Table for Cefpodoxime Proxetil Tablets at 5 mg/kg Total Daily Dosage

Weight of Dog (lbs)

Daily Dose

22

44

66

88

132

No. of 100 mg tablets

0.5

1

1.5

1

No. of 200 mg tablets

1

1

Weight of Dog (kgs)

Daily Dose

10

20

30

40

60

No. of 100 mg tablets

0.5

1

1.5

1

No. of 200 mg tablets

1

1

Table 2. Dose Table for Cefpodoxime Proxetil Tablets at 10 mg/kg Total Daily Dosage

Weight of Dog (lbs)

Daily Dose

11

22

44

66

88

132

No. of 100 mg tablets

0.5

1

1

No. of 200 mg tablets

1

1

2

3

Weight of Dog (kgs)

Daily Dose

5

10

20

30

40

60

No. of 100 mg tablets

0.5

1

1

No. of 200 mg tablets

1

1

2

3

Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Cefpodoxime proxetil is contraindicated in dogs with known allergy to cefpodoxime or to the β-lactam (penicillins and cephalosporins) group of antibiotics.

PRECAUTIONS

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.

Store at controlled room temperature 20°-25°C (68°-77°F). Replace cap securely after each opening.

HOW SUPPLIED

Cefpodoxime Proxetil Tablets are available in the following strengths (cefpodoxime equivalent), colors, and sizes:

  • 100 mg (yellow, scored, elliptical, debossed with PV on one side, and 17 on the other side)
  • 200 mg (orange, oblong, debossed with PV on one side, 18 on the other side)

Putney, Inc

Rx Medication Sold Only To Licensed Veterinarians & Pharmacies. Current License Must Be On File Prior To Shipping.
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