Acudrox 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Acudrox 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Acudrox Tablet

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Uses of Acudrox Tablet

Acudrox 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Acudrox Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Acudrox Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acudrox 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Acudrox Tablet works

Acudrox 500mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Acudrox Tablet

Expert advice for Acudrox Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Acudrox to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Acudrox and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Acudrox can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Acudrox 500mg Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Acudrox 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Acudrox 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Acudrox 500mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

Avoid prolonged use of Acudrox 500mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Acudrox 500mg Tablet may cause a headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness, and fatigue, therefore the ability to drive may be influenced.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Acudrox 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acudrox 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Acudrox 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Acudrox 500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Acudrox 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cefadroxil

Q. Does cefadroxil, or Odoxil contain sulfa or a form of penicillin drug?
No, they do not contain sulfa or not a penicillin drug. They are cephalosporin antibiotics
Yes, you can take Acudrox in strep throat; bronchitis, sinus infection, tooth infection, or acne but you cannot take it for yeast infection. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Q. Can I take cefadroxil with Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Tylenol (paracetamol), ibuprofen, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
Cefuroxime is not reported to interact with Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Tylenol (paracetamol), ibuprofen, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Acudrox may cause yeast infections, but it is not known to cause constipation
Acudrox is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Acudrox needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C.
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