Also known as Vantin, Orelox, and Simplicef
Cefpodoxime is an oral third generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It is active against most Gram positive and Gram negative organisms. Notable exceptions include Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterococcus, and Bacteroides fragilis. It is commonly used to treat acute otitis media, pharyngitis, sinusitis, and gonorrhea. It also finds use as oral continuation therapy when intravenous cephalosporins (such as ceftriaxone) are no longer necessary for continued treatment.Source: Wikipedia
Estimated Total Cost: $62.41 for an average of 7 days supply
Patients are most commonly prescribed cefpodoxime to treat urinary tract infection, pneumonia, painful urination, and human immunodeficiency virus infection (hiv).