QCEPH 500MG CAPSULE

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Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for QCEPH 500MG CAPSULE

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Driving
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Kidney
78.28
₹7.83/capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of QCEPH CAPSULE

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Uses of QCEPH CAPSULE

Qceph 500mg capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of QCEPH CAPSULE

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use QCEPH 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Qceph 500mg capsule at a fixed time.

How QCEPH CAPSULE works

Qceph 500mg capsule 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 QCEPH CAPSULE

Expert advice for QCEPH CAPSULE

  • Do not drive because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with cefadroxil.
  • Do not start or continue the cefadroxil tablets and consult your doctor if you have a kidney problem or history of gastro-intestinal disorders.
  • Do not start or continue the cefadroxil tablets and consult your doctor if you experience severe and persistent diarrhea; it is considered as an antibiotic-associated severe diarrhea. Consult your doctor if you are taking oral birth control pills.
Warnings
Special precautions for QCEPH 500MG CAPSULE
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Qceph 500mg capsule.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Qceph 500mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Qceph 500mg capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Cefadroxil may cause headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness and fatigue,
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Kidney
CAUTION
The dosage must be adjusted according to the grade of renal impairment
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Liver
SAFE
There is no interaction between liver impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for QCEPH 500MG CAPSULE

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