How many days should a dog take cefpodoxime? The usual dose is 2.5 to 5 milligram per pound (5 to 10 milligram/kilogram) of body weight orally every 24 hours for dogs for 1 week or 3 days beyond resolution of clinical signs. The drug can be given with or without food.
Will cefpodoxime make my dog sleepy? Normally, a dog doesn’t feel much sleepy with cefpodoxime dosage. However, excess of this medication can cause many side effects like vomiting, diarrhea, and lethargy is one of them.
Is cefpodoxime a strong antibiotic? Is cefpodoxime a strong antibiotic? Cefpodoxime is an “extended spectrum” antibiotic, which means that it works against a good number of bacteria. There are other antibiotics that can treat more types of infections, or more serious infections. “Stronger” antibiotics are not always the best choice, though.
What are the side effects of cefpodoxime Proxetil for dogs? Side effects of cefpodoxime for dogs are usually not serious. Some dogs may experience diarrhea and appetite loss. Allergic reaction can occur in some dogs, particularly those who have reacted to penicillin.