The Vantin brand name has been discontinued in the U. If generic versions of this product have been approved vantin drug the FDA, there may be generic equivalents available. It works by fighting bacteria in your body. Vantin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria, including upper respiratory infections, ear infections, skin infections, and urinary tract infections.
Vantin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant. Cefpodoxime can pass into breast milk and may affect the nursing baby.
Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. Vantin should not be given to a child younger than 2 months old. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take Vantin in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.