Medicine Overview of Kefdure Capsule
Kefdure 300mg Capsule 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, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
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. Kefdure 300mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Kefdure 300mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.
In Depth Information on Kefdure Capsule
Your doctor has prescribed Kefdure 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 Kefdure 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, Kefdure can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
Kefdure Capsule related warnings
Kefdure 300mg Capsule may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Kefdure 300mg 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.
Kefdure 300mg Capsule 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 Kefdure 300mg Capsule, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Kefdure 300mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kefdure 300mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kefdure 300mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kefdure 300mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Kefdure 300mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Kefdure 300mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Kefdure Capsule
Q. Is cefdinir a penicillin or sulfa drug?
No, cefdinir is not a penicillin or sulfa drug. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic
Kefdure can reduce effectiveness of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Kefdure may cause diarrhea or red stool but it is not known to cause constipation
Q. Can I take cefdinir with Allegra (fexofenadine hydrochloride), Benadryl (diphenhydramine), Mucinex (guaifenesin), Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Sudafed (dextromethorphan and phenylephrine), Tylenol (acetaminophen), hydrocodone, or ibuprofen?
Cefdinir is not reported to interact with Allegra, Benadryl, Nyquil, Sudafed, Tylenol, hydrocodone, or ibuprofen. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Yes, you can take Kefdure in strep or sore throat; UTI, or bladder infection. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Yes. Kefdure is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Yes, Kefdure is available as generic drug
Kefdure needs to be stored at 15° to 30°C. It should not be frozen
Kefdure is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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