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Kefloxin 500 mg Capsule

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Composition for Kefloxin 500 mg Capsule

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Kefloxin 500 mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Kefloxin Capsule

Uses of Kefloxin Capsule

Kefloxin 500 mg 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, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.

Kefloxin Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Kefloxin are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Stomach pain, Nausea, Indigestion, Diarrhoea, Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness).

How to use Kefloxin Capsule

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. Kefloxin 500 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Kefloxin Capsule works

Kefloxin 500 mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.

In Depth Information on Kefloxin Capsule

Expert advice for Kefloxin Capsule

  • Your doctor has prescribed Kefloxin 500 mg Capsule to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Kefloxin 500 mg Capsule 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Kefloxin 500 mg Capsule as it may cause increased side effects.
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Kefloxin Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Kefloxin Capsule
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Kefloxin 500 mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Kefloxin 500 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Kefloxin 500 mg 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 Kefloxin 500 mg Capsule, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kefloxin 500 mg Capsule may cause a headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness, and fatigue, therefore the ability to drive may be influenced.
Kidney
CAUTION
Kefloxin 500 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kefloxin 500 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Kefloxin 500 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Kefloxin 500 mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Kefloxin Capsule

Frequently asked questions about 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 Kefloxin for strep throat; bronchitis, sinus infection, tooth infection, yeast infection, or acne?
Yes, you can take Kefloxin 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 Kefloxin cause constipation or yeast infections?
Kefloxin may cause yeast infections, but it is not known to cause constipation
Q. Is Kefloxin safe?
Kefloxin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Kefloxin need to be refrigerated?
Kefloxin needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C.
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