Droxycad 125mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Droxycad 125mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Droxycad Tablet

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Uses of Droxycad Tablet

Droxycad 125mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Droxycad Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Droxycad 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 Droxycad 125mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Droxycad Tablet works

Droxycad 125mg tablet 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 Droxycad Tablet

Expert advice for Droxycad Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Droxycad immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Droxycad 125mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Droxycad 125mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Droxycad 125mg 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
Droxycad 125mg 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 Droxycad 125mg 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.

Droxycad 125mg Tablet may cause a headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness, and fatigue, therefore the ability to drive may be influenced.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Droxycad 125mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Droxycad 125mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Droxycad 125mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wi
th liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Droxycad 125mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Droxycad 125mg 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 Droxycad 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
Droxycad may cause yeast infections, but it is not known to cause constipation
Droxycad is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Droxycad needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C.
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