Substitutes for DICEF
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Medicine Overview of DICEF INJECTION
Uses of DICEF INJECTION
Dicef forte 1.5gm injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Side effects of DICEF INJECTION
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
How to use DICEF INJECTION
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How DICEF INJECTION works
Dicef forte 1.5gm injection 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.
In Depth Information on DICEF INJECTION
Expert advice for DICEF INJECTION
- 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.
Special precautions for DICEF FORTE 1.5GM INJECTION
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Dicef forte 1.5gm injection.
Dicef forte 1.5gm injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Dicef forte 1.5gm injection is probably safe to use during+more
breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor....
Cefadroxil may cause headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness and fatigue,
The dosage must be adjusted according to the grade of renal impairment
There is no interaction between liver impairment and consumi+more
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed....
Frequently asked questions for DICEF 1.5GM INJECTION
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
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.