Duricef

Generic Duricef

(Cefadroxil)

Generic Duricef is a cephalosporin antibiotic used for treatment of respiratory system, urinary tract, pelvic organs, skin and soft tissues, eye infections.

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Product Description

Generic Duricef is a cephalosporine antibiotic. The active substance is Cefadroxil.

Common use.

Duricef is used for the treatment of the following types of infections:

  1. inferior respiratory tract infections: acute bronchitis, aggravated chronic bronchitis
  2. urinary tract infections: cistitis, pyelonephritis
  3. soft tissues and skin infections
  4. bones and joint infections

The mechanism of action consists in destroying sensible microorganisms which cause these infections.

Administration and dosage.

Always administer your medications in accordance with the prescription label.

The recommended doses depend on the age category users belong to:

  1. children with normal renal function: 25-50mg/kg/day, up to a maximum of 100mg/kg/day. This dose may be either administered in one single intake or divided into several ones.
  2. adults and teenagers with normal renal function: 1-2g/day administered in one single intake or divided into several ones. In case of severe infections the dose may be increased or even doubled.

If you consider that the effect of the drug is either too strong or too weak, please discuss with your doctor about a more appropriate adjustement.

The usual duration of the treatment is 7-10 days or 2-3 more day after the remission of acute symptoms.

Precautions and warnings.

People with kidney dysfunctions should be closely monitored by their doctor during the treatment.

You should take into account that Generic Duricef may give false positive results when testing the presence of glucose in the urine.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding: this antibiotic should not be taken in pregnancy. Cefadroxil passes into mother’s milk, therefore it could be dangerous to breastfeed your baby.

Driving and machinery use: in case if you feel bad after taking Duricef, you should not perform such activities.

Contraindications.

Generic Duricef should not be taken in the conditions below:

  1. allergy to cefadroxil or to any other component of Duricef
  2. allergy to other cephalosporines, penicillines
  3. kidney and hepatic disorders
  4. pregnancy and breastfeeding

Side effects.

Most frequently reported adverse reactions resulting from the use of Generic Duricef are:

  1. headache, diarrhea, nausea
  2. abdominal pain
  3. dizziness, drowsiness
  4. skin eruptions, itching

If any of these symptoms become bothersome and do not go away, please consult a doctor.

Drug interaction.

Please make sure you inform treating doctor regarding all the drugs, herbals and over the counter products you are taking. Duricef mainly interacts with:

  1. probenecide
  2. diuretics
  3. other antibiotics
  4. blood thinners, like warfarin

Missed dose.

If you forget to take one of the doses, you can take it once you remember about it. In case if it’s close time for the next intake, just skip the forgotten dose and continue as initially scheduled. Do not administer double doses.

Overdose.

The symptoms of an Generic Duricef overdose could be very severe ones. You could experience: nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and/or diarrhea. If you have any of these symptoms please see a doctor as soon as possible.