Vantinel 200 Injection is an antibiotic that is used to treat severe bacterial infections in hospitalised patients. It is available as a subcutaneous injection. There are several infections that it is effective against, including those of the respiratory tract (e.g. pneumonia), urinary tract, skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, the heart, and the blood.

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Vantin 200mg Tablet is effective in treating nose and airway infections. Gonorrhea is also treated with this medication. It takes around one to two hours for the effects to reflect in our system. Bacteria is the leading cause of these infections and this medicine is a preventative measure.  

How is it administered?

Vantin 200 Tablet is taken by the mouth. A liquid form of this medicine is also available in the market. The tablet is taken with food to prevent an upset stomach. The absorption levels of medicines improve if had with a meal. The doctor mentions the number of days that this medicine can be taken.

Side Effects of Cefpodoxime:

Cefpodoxime 200mg Tablet produces the given side effects:

  1. Headache
  2. Nausea
  3. Bloating 
  4. Constipation
  5. Anxiety
  6. Tightness of chest
  7. Chills
  8. Body pain

Consult the physician if these side effects worsen. 

Dosage of Vantin:

Complicated urinary tract infections require a 200mg dose of Vantin Tablet. Otherwise, the acute form would require a 100mg dose. Keep in mind the doctor can adjust the dosage when required. Bronchitis requires a dose of 200mg twice. It is taken for a period of ten days.   


Vantin 200mg Tablet is not given to children below the age of two months. The duration of this medicine should not exceed the given one. It could lead to adverse side effects if not managed. People with urination problems should speak to the doctor before utilizing Cefpodoxime 200mg Tablet. If someone plans to be pregnant, it is best to notify the doctor. 

Drug Interactions:

Vantin 200 mg Tablet interacts with a list of drugs like the ones given below:

  1. Lasix
  2. Lorazepam
  3. Magnesium oxide
  4. Tramadol
  5. Prednisone
  6. Baclofen
  7. Zyrtec

Refer to the doctor if someone has taken any medications from this list with Vantin 200mg Tablet. 

Vantin 200mg Tablet Ingredients:

Active Ingredient Inactive Ingredients
Cefpodoxime Proxetil Carnauba wax
Carboxymethylcellulose calcium
FD&C Yellow No.6

100MG, 200MG

No. of Pills

30 Pills, 60 Pills, 90 Pills, 120 Pills, 180 Pills, 270 Pills

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