Cefadroxyl 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Cefadroxyl 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cefadroxyl Tablet

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Uses of Cefadroxyl Tablet

Cefadroxyl 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 Cefadroxyl Tablet

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefadroxyl 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cefadroxyl 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Cefadroxyl Tablet works

Cefadroxyl 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 Cefadroxyl Tablet

Expert advice for Cefadroxyl Tablet

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Cefadroxyl and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling in 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, Cefadroxyl can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cefadroxyl 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Cefadroxyl 500mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefadroxyl 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
Cefadroxyl 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 Cefadroxyl 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.

Cefadroxyl 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
Cefadroxyl 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefadroxyl 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Cefadroxyl 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cefadroxyl 500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cefadroxyl 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 Cefadroxyl 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
Cefadroxyl may cause yeast infections, but it is not known to cause constipation
Cefadroxyl is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Cefadroxyl needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C.
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