Duricef 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Duricef 250mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Duricef Tablet

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Uses of Duricef Tablet

Duricef 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Duricef Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Duricef 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 Duricef 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Duricef Tablet works

Duricef 250mg 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 Duricef Tablet

Expert advice for Duricef 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 Duricef 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 Duricef 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Duricef 250mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Duricef 250mg 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
Duricef 250mg 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.
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Driving
Duricef 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Cefadroxil may cause headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness and fatigue,
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Duricef 250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

The dosage must be adjusted according to the grade of renal impairment
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Liver
SAFE
Duricef 250mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver d
isease. No dose adjustment of Duricef 250mg Tablet is recommended.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Duricef 250mg 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 Duricef 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
Duricef may cause yeast infections, but it is not known to cause constipation
Duricef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Duricef needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C.
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