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Bludrox CA 500 mg/125 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Bludrox CA 500 mg/125 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the infection to prevent the growth and further spread of the microorganisms.

Bludrox CA 500 mg/125 mg Tablet is advised to be taken as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy.

Uses of Bludrox CA Tablet

Side effects of Bludrox CA Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Bludrox CA 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. Bludrox CA 500 mg/125 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Bludrox CA Tablet works

Bludrox CA 500 mg/125 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Cefadroxil and Clavulanic Acid. Cefadroxil is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which blocks the action of enzymes produced by bacteria to inactivate cefadroxil. Addition of clavulanic acid reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Cefadroxil against bacteria.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Bludrox CA 500 mg/125 mg Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bludrox CA 500 mg/125 mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bludrox CA 500 mg/125 mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Bludrox CA 500 mg/125 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Bludrox CA 500 mg/125 mg Tablet may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness or fits that may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Bludrox CA 500 mg/125 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bludrox CA 500 mg/125 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bludrox CA 500 mg/125 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Bludrox CA 500 mg/125 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections, even if they have developed resistance. 
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking Bludrox CA 500 mg/125 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.
  • Do not use leftover medicine for treating any infection in the future. Always consult your doctor before taking any antibiotic.

Patient Concerns

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My mother is pancreatic cancer patient So give me a best treatment
Dr. Sanjay Singh Rai
Medical Oncology and Hematology
She need more testsTumor markers CA 19.9, CEA LEVEL, CA 125 LEVEL
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Bludrox CA cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Bludrox CA can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Bludrox CA takes to work?

Usually, Bludrox CA starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can I stop taking Bludrox CA when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Bludrox CA and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References
  1. Cefadroxil. Mandideep, India: Lupin Limited; 2014. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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