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BICEF 500 MG TABLET DT

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MRP: Rs. 39.37 for 1 strip(s) (10 tablet dt each)
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Composition for BICEF

Cefadroxil(500 mg)

food interaction for BICEF

alcohol interaction for BICEF

pregnancy interaction for BICEF

lactation interaction for BICEF

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Bicef 500 mg tablet dt at a fixed time.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Bicef 500 mg tablet dt.
SAFE
Bicef 500 mg tablet dt 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Bicef 500 mg tablet dt is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for BICEF

Cefadroxil(500 mg)

Uses

Bicef 500 mg tablet dt is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Bicef 500 mg tablet dt is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

Common side effects

Bruise, Bleeding, Diarrhoea, Difficulty in swallowing, Shortness of breath, Skin rash, Skin reaction, Sore throat, Stomach upset, Urticaria, Itching, Vaginal infection, Wheezing, Bloating, Vomiting

Common Dosage for BICEF 500 MG TABLET DT

Patients taking BICEF 500 MG TABLET DT

  • 83%
    Twice A Day
  • 17%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES for BICEF

3 Substitutes
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  • CEFRIL 500MG TABLET DT
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    Rs. 5.30/tablet dt
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  • FEDROX 500MG TABLET DT
    (10 tablet dt in strip)
    Vance Health Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 3.34/tablet dt
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  • CEFOXID 500MG TABLET DT
    (6 tablet dt in strip)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 3.81/tablet dt
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    Rs. 22.89
    save 3% more per tablet dt

Top Physicians

  • Dr. Prabhat Kumar Jha
    MBBS, MD
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    MBBS, MD, Diploma, Fellowship
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Expert advice for BICEF

  • Do not drive because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with cefadroxil.
  • Do not start or continue the cefadroxil tablets and consult your doctor if you have a kidney problem or history of gastro-intestinal disorders.
  • Do not start or continue the cefadroxil tablets and consult your doctor if you experience severe and persistent diarrhea; it is considered as an antibiotic-associated severe diarrhea. Consult your doctor if you are taking oral birth control pills.

Frequently asked questions for BICEF

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

Q.Can I take cefadroxil for strep throat; bronchitis, sinus infection, tooth infection, yeast infection, or acne?
Yes, you can take cefadroxil 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

Q.Does cefadroxil cause constipation or yeast infections?
Cefadroxil may cause yeast infections, but it is not known to cause constipation

Q.Is cefadroxil safe?
Cefadroxil is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Does cefadroxil need to be refrigerated?
Cefadroxil needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C.

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Content on this page was last updated on 15 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)