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CEFIL 500MG CAPSULE

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Composition for CEFIL

Cefadroxil(500 mg)

food interaction for CEFIL

alcohol interaction for CEFIL

pregnancy interaction for CEFIL

lactation interaction for CEFIL

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

SALT INFORMATION for CEFIL

Cefadroxil(500 mg)

Uses

Cefil 500mg capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Cefil 500mg capsule 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

SUBSTITUTES for CEFIL

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    Rs. 6.77/capsule
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  • PD ROXIL 500MG CAPSULE
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    Rs. 5.95/capsule
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    Rs. 35.70
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Expert advice for CEFIL

  • 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 CEFIL

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 07 August, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)