Medicine Overview of Cefadroxyl Tablet
Cefadroxyl 500 mg 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.
Side Effects of Cefadroxyl are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Stomach pain, Nausea, Indigestion, Diarrhoea, Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness).
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. Cefadroxyl 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Cefadroxyl 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.
In Depth Information on Cefadroxyl Tablet
Your doctor has prescribed Cefadroxyl 500 mg Tablet 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 Cefadroxyl 500 mg Tablet 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, Cefadroxyl 500 mg Tablet can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
Cefadroxyl Tablet related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Cefadroxyl 500 mg Tablet.
Cefadroxyl 500 mg 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.
Cefadroxyl 500 mg 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 500 mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Cefadroxyl 500 mg Tablet may cause a headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness, and fatigue, therefore the ability to drive may be influenced.
Cefadroxyl 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefadroxyl 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Cefadroxyl 500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cefadroxyl 500 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions about Cefadroxyl Tablet
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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