Cefadur 500 mg (Cefadroxil Tablet)
Cefadur 500 mg (Cefadroxil Tablet) is used to treat bacterial infections including lung or respiratory tract infections, kidney infection and bladder infection skin and soft tissue infections and inflammation of tonsils or throat.
How Dose Cefadur 500 (Cefadroxil Tablet) works
Cefadur 500 mg Tablet belongs to group of medicines called cephalosporin antibiotics. It kills the bacteria by interrupting the bacterial cell wall (outer coating of bacteria) formation. As a result, the bacterial cell wall is weakened and ruptured, thereby killing the bacteria.
Common side effects
Bruise, Bleeding, Diarrhoea, Difficulty in swallowing, Shortness of breath, Skin rash, Skin reaction, Sore throat, Stomach upset, Urticaria, Itching, Vaginal infection, Wheezing, Bloating, Vomiting
- 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.
Q: Does cefadroxil, or Odoxil contain sulfa or a form of penicillin drug?
A: No, they do not contain sulfa or not a penicillin drug. They are cephalosporin antibiotics.
Q: Can I take Cefadur 500 mg for strep throat; bronchitis, sinus infection, tooth infection, yeast infection, or acne?
A: Yes, you can take Cefadroxil Tablet 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 Cefadur 500 mg with Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Tylenol (paracetamol), ibuprofen, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
A: Cefadroxil Tablet 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?
A: Cefadur 500 mg may cause yeast infections, but it is not known to cause constipation.
Q: Is cefadroxil safe?
A: Cefadroxil Tablet is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q: Does cefadroxil need to be refrigerated?
A: Cefadur 500 mg needs to be stored at 20? to 25?C.