Drug ID: 3d00000044
Drug Name: Cefadroxil
Generic Names: Amdrox (125mg) | Zoxil (250mg) | Okadrox (30ml) | Droxitech DT (200mg) | Cefdox (30ml) | Kidrox DS (125mg) | C Droxil DT (250mg) | Ridrox Kid (125mg) | Drocef (500mg) | Drofi (250mg) | Kodrox (250mg) | RT Cef (30ml) | Ardrox (30ml) | Brotzu (250mg) | Bludrox P (10ml) | CFD-Kid (125mg) | Fodril (500mg) | Zoxil (125mg) | Bidrox Kid (125mg) | Acudrox (30ml) | Trenax (250mg) | Trenax (500mg) | CDX (250mg) | Safedrox Kid (250mg) | Actidrox (30ml) | Deccadroxil DT (125mg) | Droxicef Kid Tab (500mg) | Swiceff DT (250mg) | Efexil Kid (125mg) | Nefaxil (250mg) | Duricef| More
Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug
Indication for Mother: Category B :
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.
Recommended Dose: The recommended adult dose is 1 or 2 grams daily as a single dose or in two divided doses. The recommended dose for children is 30 mg/kg/day as a single dose or two divided doses.
Recommended In: This medication is broad-spectrum antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as urinary tract infection, skin and soft- tissue, pharynx (throat) and tonsils (tonsillitis). This medication fights against the bacteria present in the body.
Directions For Use: It comes as a tablet, capsule and liquid to take by mouth with food.
Storage: Store it at room temperature.
Dosage Forms: Tablet | Capsule | Solution
Side Effects: Most Common - Diarrhea, blood in stools, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and rash.
Allergic reactions - Itching, hives, difficulty in breathing or swallowing and wheezing.
Miscellaneous - Unusual bleeding or bruising, sore throat and vaginal infections.
In Case of Overdose: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately.
Avoid If: Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver disease, colitis, or stomach problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.
Patient may experience diarrhea, blood in stools or stomach pain; if it so consult with your doctor.
Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may cause secondary infection.
Drug Interaction: Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: live bacterial vaccines, probenecid.
Although most antibiotics probably do not affect hormonal birth control such as pills, patch, or ring, some antibiotics may decrease their effectiveness. This could cause pregnancy. Examples include rifamycins such as rifampin or rifabutin. Be sure to ask your doctor or pharmacist if you should use additional reliable birth control methods while using this antibiotic.
This medication may cause false positive results with certain diabetic urine testing products (cupric sulfate-type). This drug may also affect the results of certain lab tests. Make sure laboratory personnel and your doctors know you use this drug.