Please consult your physician before taking any medication. Generic Name: CEFADROXIL SUSPENSION - ORAL Pronounced: (sef-a-DROX-il) Brand name: (Duricef, Spanish name, Duracef) Duricef Oral Uses: This medication is a cephalosporin-type antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections (e.g., strep throat, skin and urinary tract infection). It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness. Duricef may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
The broad-spectrum antibiotic Duricef Cefadroxil is prescribed to treat infections of the respiratory tract, urinary tract, and kidney. Duricef is an antibiotic which is best taken under medical supervision, be sure to check all possible side effects and contraindications.
Generic Name: Cefadroxil.
Brand Name: Duricef.
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Clinical and pharmacological group: 1st generation cephalosporin.
Pharmaco-therapeutic group: Antibiotic, cephalosporin.
Cephalosporins have a bactericidal effect, which is associated with a violation of the formation of the bacterial cell wall.
Indications cefadroxil Duricef
Infectious and inflammatory diseases caused by microorganisms’ sensitive to cefadroxil, including:
- diseases of the urinary tract,
- upper and lower respiratory tract,
- soft tissues,
Cefadroxilum Duricef dosage and method of administration
Strictly follow the prescribed regimen of appointments throughout the course of treatment, do not skip doses and take them at regular intervals. If a dose is missed, take it as soon as possible; do not take it if it is almost time for the next dose; do not double the dose. Maintain the duration of therapy, especially with streptococcal infections.
The doctor will select the dosage individually depending on the indications, the severity of the infection, the sensitivity of microorganisms and the patient's condition. In some special patient populations, additional dosage adjustments are required.
Duricef dosage for adults and children over 12 years of age. 1 g daily in 2 divided doses; for severe infections - 1-2 g per day in 2 divided doses.
Recommended dose for children under 12 years of age. Usually 25-50 mg / kg body weight daily in 2 divided doses.
Duricef side effects
Familiarize yourself with all the risks associated with taking a broad-spectrum antibiotic. Go to the hospital immediately if you experience any serious side effects.
Medical advice: Never start or stop taking Duricef antibiotics on your own, as it can seriously harm your body. Consult your doctor before using duricef.
Rarely, patients may experience such undesirable reactions as: nausea, vomiting, indigestion, insomnia.
It was also reported that in some cases, after using cefadroxil, patients suffered from vaginal mycosis, candidal stomatitis, and allergic rashes.
Duricef did not list acne as an indication for use. The use of antibiotics in some cases can cause deterioration of the skin.
Contraindications cefadroxil suspension
You should refrain from using this medicine if you are allergic to cefadroxil or any other ingredient in this medicine or to any other cephalosporin antibiotic. It is also not recommended to take the antibiotic Duracef if you have had a severe allergic reaction to any antibiotic penicillin.
Duricef should not be used for severe gastrointestinal disturbances with vomiting and persistent diarrhea (due to decreased absorption of the drug and therefore its effectiveness).
For severe, life-threatening infections, your doctor usually starts treatment with intravenous cephalosporins.
Long-term use of Duricef antibiotics can cause overgrowth of resistant bacteria and fungi. If new bacterial or fungal infections appear during the period of use, you should immediately consult a doctor.
If diarrhea occurs during or after treatment, do not treat it yourself, but see a doctor. There is a risk of pseudomembranous enteritis, sometimes severe. Its clinical symptoms are caused by the bacterium Clostridium difficile, which can multiply when the normal bacterial flora in the intestine is disturbed. In this case, you can not use drugs that suppress intestinal motility.
Duracef during pregnancy and lactation
FDA Action Category B. It is possible that the expected benefit to the woman outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.
Breastfeeding should be discontinued during treatment.
During treatment with cefoperazone and for two days after its completion, alcoholic beverages should be avoided.
Where can you buy duricef 500 mg?
Buy a prescription broad spectrum antibiotic from your healthcare professional at your online pharmacy. In Mexico, many medicines are often sold cheaper and without a prescription but be careful not to buy a fake.
Expected delivery time
10-15 business days ( or even faster depending on your location)
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