Ceftin vs Vantin

Ceftin
(Rx)
Vantin
(Rx)
Ceftin is an antibiotic.
Vantin is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Concern level
2.0
Approval Date
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December 28, 1987
August 7, 1992
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
4,968 Discussions
681 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Lyme
#2 for Infection
#4 for UTI
#5 for Ear Infection
#6 for Pneumonia
#7 for Bronchitis
Ceftin is prescribed for Lyme, Infection and Sinus Infections and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for Pneumonia
#3 for UTI
#4 for Ear Infection
Vantin is prescribed for Infection, Pneumonia, UTI and Ear Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cef
Allergy
10
Tiredness
6
Diarrhea
3
Anxiety
3
Nausea
3
Dizziness
3
Weakness
2
Hives
2
Stomach Pain
1
Muscle Pain
1
Van
Allergy
7
GERD
3
Tiredness
2
Diabetes Insipidus
2
IBS
1
Diarrhea
1
Hair Loss
1
Hives
1
Bleeding
1
Impotence
1
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2
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Van
3
1
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Van
3
0
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Van
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0
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Van
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1
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0
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0
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6
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0
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1
3
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1
0
Hives
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Cef
1
2
Bleeding
Van
Cef
1
0
Impotence
Van
Cef
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Ceftin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Vantin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Ceftin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Vantin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 125 mg, 250 mg, 500 mg
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL
Suspension: 50 mg/5 mL, 100 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 100 mg, 200 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Cefuroxime Axetil
Cefpodoxime Proxetil
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Ceftin and Vantin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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