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User Reviews for Cefpodoxime

Cefpodoxime has an average rating of 6.3 out of 10 from a total of 9 ratings on Drugs.com. 57% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 43% reported a negative effect.

Condition Avg. Rating Reviews Compare
Pneumonia  
5.0
3 reviews 188 medications
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection  
10.0
2 reviews 120 medications
Bladder Infection  
10.0
1 reviews 82 medications
Bronchitis  
2.0
1 reviews 288 medications
Kidney Infections  
3.0
1 reviews 94 medications
Sinusitis  
9.0
1 reviews 248 medications
Summary of Cefpodoxime reviews 6.3 9 reviews

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stephaniesbladder August 12, 2011

Vantin (cefpodoxime) for Pneumonia: “On my fourth pill of Vantin in a few more hours and I couldn't believe the rapidity of the healing! I am taking for Klebsiella Pneumoniae along with Macrobid for Enterro Bacteria! I have had dry mouth, dry throat, increased thirst.. slight ringing in ears that has passed.. headache ugh was the worst so far.. but not horrible. Heavier menstrual period a little dizziness and hey! I'm penicillin allergic. So I think I'm doing A-1.”

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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month June 18, 2012

Vantin (cefpodoxime) for Bronchitis: “On the third pill I experienced very severe diarrhea which caused me to discontinue the medication. I am still experiencing the diarrhea even though I have been off the medicine for a few days. Also experiencing malaise and fatigue.”

2 / 10
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Rosie · Taken for less than 1 month November 15, 2020

For Kidney Infections: “Ok this medicine cefpodoxime is no joke after about an hour of taking medication. My heart started beating fast. And I'm pregnant my belly started pounding. Ok so I decided to take half of pill and then I got really sick with side effects of nausea, sweating, chills, reflux and insomnia. Will not take again not to mention this is prescribed for animals in other countries. I think this works but the side effects are awful.”

3 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for 1 to 2 years May 13, 2021

For Pneumonia: “Extreme diarrhea, bloating, then gastritis. Second time: Extreme dizziness, headaches, neck pain, vaginal herpes, mouth sores. This antibiotic should be taken off the market. I also have purple bruising on my body.”

2 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month March 6, 2013

Vantin (cefpodoxime) for Bladder Infection: “I've had many urinary tract infections and the normal medicines just quit working - I've been successfully treated with Vantin 3 times.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous March 9, 2012

Vantin (cefpodoxime) for Sinusitis: “Vantin worked the best for me with sinusitis, where as the "z-pack" did not relieve me at all.”

9 / 10
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Anonymous March 20, 2011

Vantin (cefpodoxime) for Pneumonia: “This antibiotic worked really fast with no side effects for me.”

8 / 10
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Boston chic April 26, 2012

Vantin (cefpodoxime) for Upper Respiratory Tract Infection: “Works great..... No side effects and clears up my frequent sinus infections quickly!”

10 / 10
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Mav2014 April 15, 2014

For Upper Respiratory Tract Infection: “I developed diarrhea after the 5th dose which was half the total course and had to discontinue it. On probiotics now”

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