Cefpodoxime Proxetil & Potassium Clavulanate Tablet





Cefpodoxime Proxetil & Potassium Clavulanate Tablet – It is a medication that contains two medicines: Cefpodoxime Proxetil (cephalosporin antibiotic) and Potassium Clavulanate (beta-lactamase inhibitors). The medication is indicated if suffering from respiratory tract infections even if they have developed resistance. 

Working of Cefpodoxime Proxetil & Potassium Clavulanate Tablet

As we stated that the medication is formulated using two medications and both drugs work differently. Cefpodoxime Proxetil functions by inhibiting the formation of bacterial wall covering that is necessary for the survival of bacteria. While Potassium Clavulanate reduces the resistance and intensifies the activity of Cefpodoxime Proxetil. Together they provide relief from respiratory tract infections.

Side effects

Being an effective medication, Cefpodoxime Proxetil & Potassium Clavulanate Tablet cause some common side effects that disappear once the body adjusts to the medication. The following adverse effects can be experienced while using the medicine:

  • Nausea,
  • Diarrhea,
  • Headache,
  • Stomach pain, etc.

Usually, these side effects don’t bother the patient using Cefpodoxime Proxetil & Potassium Clavulanate Tablet. But in case, if the body develops some serious side effects, or persists then medical help is required.


Cefpodoxime Proxetil & Potassium Clavulanate Tablet should be taken with extreme precautions to get the maximum benefits and to avoid certain side effects. Therefore, take the medication keeping the below-listed points in mind:

  1. Drink plenty of fluids, and take the medicine with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  2. Don’t decrease/increase the dosage of the medication and finish the prescribed course to cure the ailment of its roots.
  3. Take probiotics with Cefpodoxime Proxetil & Potassium Clavulanate Tablet to avoid diarrhea that may occur as a side effect.
  4. Inform the doctor immediately if having bloody stools, abdominal cramps, itchy rash, breathing difficulty, while taking the medication.
  5. The medication may decrease the effectiveness of contraceptive pills, therefore, ask the doctor regarding the usage of birth control methods that don’t affect hormone levels.
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