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Cefpodoxime proxetil (Vantin, Banan) is an antibiotic that is used to treat various bacterial infections such as tonsillitis, ear infections, throat infections, urinary tract infections (UTIs), bronchitis, and other infections. The antibiotic works by destroying the cell walls of bacteria. Common side effects of this drug include:

Drug interactions, dosage, and pregnancy and breastfeeding information should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

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