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Cefpoderm is a prescription antimicrobial medication for dogs used to treat skin infections caused by staph, strep, and e-coli bacteria, plus for treatment of other types of bacterial infections in pets. Cefpoderm for dogs may also be prescribed to treat bladder infections in dogs or for respiratory infections too. The active ingredient Cefpodoxime Proxetil works to interfere with bacterial cell wall synthesis, weakening the infection and making it unable to spread.
You can buy Cefpoderm with a prescription, and your best price on it will be when you order pet medication online from Canada Pharmacy.
Cefpoderm is usually administered 1x daily for 5-7 days until infection clears, or up to a maximum of 28 days
Dogs up to 22 pounds: ½ Cefpoderm 100mg tablet 1x daily
Dogs 22 to 44 pounds: 1 Cefpoderm 100mg tablet 1x daily
Dogs 44 pounds and up: 1.5 Cefpoderm 100mg tablet 1x daily
Medication may be given with or without food
The active ingredient in Cefpoderm for dogs is Cefpodoxime Proxetil
For animal use only
Do not exceed dosage guidelines or specific dosages per dog body weight
Use only with pregnant or lactating dogs when approved by veterinarian
There is the possibility of negative drug interactions between Cefpoderm and other Rx medications, including penicillins and cephalosporin antibiotics. Tell your veterinarian of all medications your dog is currently taking before getting a prescription and proceeding to buy Cefpoderm online.
Side effects from using Cefpoderm for dogs may be possible, and some dogs may experience diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, or visible discomfort or distress. If side effects are seen you may want to discontinue use and speak with your veterinarian about dog bacterial infection treatment alternatives.