Cefadroxil + Lactobacillus Acidophilus is a combination of two medicines: Cefadroxil + Lactobacillus Acidophilus1 and Cefadroxil + Lactobacillus Acidophilus2. Cefadroxil + Lactobacillus Acidophilus1 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. Cefadroxil + Lactobacillus Acidophilus2 is a live micro-organism which restores the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset with antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.
Q. Can the use of Pedrox 500mg Capsule cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Pedrox 500mg Capsule can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. Can I stop taking Pedrox 500mg Capsule when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Pedrox 500mg Capsule and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. What if I miss my dose?
Take Pedrox 500mg Capsule as soon you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.
Q. What if I don't get better after using Pedrox 500mg Capsule?
Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 3rd Apr 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.