Simplicef is only for use in dogs.
Do not administer to cats or other animals. Not for use in humans.
Do not permit children to give Simplicef
to your pet.
Review manufacturer warnings and instructions
Dosage depends on various factors,
among them the severity and location of the infection and the type of
bacteria. Use as prescribed by your veterinarian.
- Remove only the current
dose and then tightly reseal the bottle and return it to its safe storage
- Administer 2.3 to 4.5 mg
per pound of body weight, as prescribed.
- Give dose once per day by
mouth, with or without food.
- Continue treatment for 5
to 7 days or for 2 to 3 days after symptoms are gone, as prescribed.
Frequency of Use:
Simplicef is given once daily. Not
to be used for more than 28 days.
Give a missed dose as soon as you remember
it. If it is almost time for the next dose, just wait; never give a
double dose of Simplicef unless your veterinarian instructs it.
Keep out of reach of children and animals.
Store Simplicef in its original container,
tightly sealed. Keep bottle in a cool, dry place not to exceed 77 degrees
It is a violation of Federal Law
to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
Simplicef (Cefpodoxime proxetil)
Simplicef Tablets Active Ingredient:
cefpodoxime (100 mg or 200 mg available)
Keep this product out of reach of children
and animals. Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.
Simplicef is only intended for use
in dogs. Not for use in other animals or humans.
Do not give Simplicef at the same time
as an antacid or other stomach acid-reducing medication.
If there is no response to treatment
of an acute infection within 3 to 4 days, consult your veterinarian
about the need for an alternative therapy.
Simplicef, like other cephalosporins,
may occasionally induce a positive direct Coombs' test.
CAUTION: Tell your veterinarian
if your dog is or may become pregnant, if your dog is lactating, or
if your dog is used for breeding. Tell your veterinarian if your pet
has a history of seizures, epilepsy, renal disease, or any stomach or
Side effects are rare, but may include
nausea, diarrhea, and yeast infection. If any adverse reactions seem
worrisome or bothersome to your dog, mention them to your veterinarian.
Make certain your veterinarian knows
if your dog has a hypersensitivity to any penicillin or cephalosporin.
Diarrhea, vomiting, mucous or blood
in the stool, itching, rash, hives, difficulty breathing, facial swelling,
abnormal bleeding, bruising, and fainting may indicate an allergic reaction.
Seek emergency veterinary treatment.
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal
cramps may indicate an overdose. Contact your veterinarian right away
if an overdose may have occurred.
Tell your veterinarian if your dog
is taking any other antibiotics, a loop diuretic, or probenecid for
possible dosage adjustments. Other drugs and supplements may interact
with Simplicef, so consult your veterinarian before using any others
concurrently with this product.
Warranty and Manufacturer Information:
NADA # 141-232, Approved by FDA
Distributed by: Pharmacia & Upjohn
Company, Division of Pfizer Inc, New York, NY 10017
Made in Belgium
Revised July 2004
819 826 001
NAC No.: 10490620