Antimicrobials
Cefpodoxime

Cefpodoxime

Restricted

High
Moderate
Nonformulary inpatient ~$10/day

Spectrum of Activity

Dosing

General Information

  •  Pneumonia
  •  UTI

Acid suppression reduces absorption

  •  Take with food
  •  Avoid acid suppression

Antimicrobial class: Oral Cephalosporin - 3rd Generation

Pregnancy category: B

Average serum half life: 2-3 hours

Urine penetration: Therapeutic

Route of Elimination: Renal