Cefpodoxime Proxetil 200 mg tablet is used in the treatment of a wide variety of bacterial infections. Also called as cephalosporin antibiotic, it stops the growth of bacteria. It is effective only on bacterial infections and not viral infections. Your doctor may direct you to take this medication by mouth every 12 hours. You can take the tablet form of this medication with food to help increase absorption. The suspension form of this medication can be taken with or without food. Prior to taking each dose, shake well. The dosage is decided by the doctor based on your medical condition and response to therapy. In children, the dose is also based on weight.
A constant level of antibiotics in the body is key to the effectiveness of Cefpodoxime Proxetil 200 mg tablet. It is therefore important to take this drug at regular intervals. Do not stop taking this medication until the full prescribed amount has been consumed, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Infections may return if the medication is stopped too early.