Odoxil 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Odoxil 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Odoxil Tablet

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Uses of Odoxil Tablet

Odoxil 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Odoxil Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Odoxil 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 Odoxil 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Odoxil Tablet works

Odoxil 500mg 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 Odoxil Tablet

Expert advice for Odoxil 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 Odoxil 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 Odoxil 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Odoxil 500mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Odoxil 500mg 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
Odoxil 500mg 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 Odoxil 500mg 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.

Odoxil 500mg Tablet may cause a headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness, and fatigue, therefore the ability to drive may be influenced.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Odoxil 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Odoxil 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Odoxil 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Odoxil 500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Odoxil 500mg 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 Odoxil 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
Odoxil may cause yeast infections, but it is not known to cause constipation
Odoxil is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Odoxil needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C.
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