Cefadur DT - 250 mg (Duricef)

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Cefadroxil

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US Brand NameDuricef
Strength250 mg
Generic NameCefadroxil
ManufacturerCipla
Pharmaceutical FormTablet/s

Description

CEFADUR DT 250mg  

Cefadur DT is used to treat a wide spectrum of bacterial infections of ears, nose, respiratory tract and urinary tract.

 

How it works?

Cefadur DT works by stopping the growth of bacteria and kills the bacteria causing infection.

 

Important information about Medicine

Cefadroxil falls under the category of cephalosporin antibiotics. This medicine fights against the bacteria present in the body and works on the infections such as pharynx, tonsils and soft tissue infections.

 

Dosage information

Recommended dosage of CEFADUR DT in adults in 1 to 2 grams daily which can be taken as a single dose or divided into multiple ones.  The medicine needs to be taken orally, once or twice a day, or as recommended by the doctor. The medicine can be taken with food along with a glass full of water or even milk. Consult a doctor about the correct dosage and length of the course and make sure that you complete the course.

 

Strengths available

CEFADUR DT is available in the strength of 250mg.

 

What if you miss a dose?

Try to take every dose on time this will prevent you from missing any dose. In case, you miss a dose, take it immediately just make sure that the time to next dose should not be close.

 

What if you overdose?

Do not adjust your dosage in any way; make sure that you take single dose at a time. In case, you overdose, report it to your doctor or get in touch with the local medical emergency center.

 

Things to be taken care of

This medicine is not prescribed for anyone who is hypersensitive or allergic to cephalosporin antibiotics. If pregnant or lactating, consult your doctor once before taking this medicine. If trying to conceive, ensure that you do not take this medicine unless prescribed by the doctor. Caution needs to be exercised by the people suffering from colitis, liver or kidney diseases and stomach infections. Avoid long term intake of the medicine to prevent secondary infection.

 

Side Effects

Minor to moderate side effects that have been reported with the intake of CEFADUR DT so far are:

  • Blood in stools
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Skin rashes
  • Difficulty in swallowing and breathing
  • Sore throat
  • Vaginal infections

These symptoms need to be reported to the health care practitioner without any delay.

 

Interaction with other drugs

CEFADUR DT might interact with certain prescription and non-prescription drugs, thus if taking any medicine report this to your doctor. Avoid taking any herbal medicine or a mineral supplement with this medicine as it could slow down the pace of absorption. If prone to allergies, inform your doctor before you start taking this medicine. 


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