Generics: Cefadroxil Monohydrate
Dosage Form: Tablet.
- Upper respiratory tract Infections
- Urinary Tract Infections
- For all other UTIs
- Skin & soft tissue Infections
- Prophylaxis against bacterial endocarditis
Pharmacology: Cefadroxil Monohydrate is an acid-stable semi-synthetic oral antibiotic in the cephalosporin family of drugs. Cefadroxil acts by preventing bacteria from forming protective cell wall necessary for survival. It has superior pharmacokinetic profile over all first generation cephalosporins.
Route of administration: Orally.
There is no known clinically important drug interactions with Cefadroxil.
Cefadroxil is contraindicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to Cefadroxil or any of the ingredients of it.
Generally cefadroxil is well tolerated. However, the most commonly reported side effects are gastrointestinal disturbances and hypersensitivity phenomena. Side effects including nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, dyspepsia, abdominal discomfort, fever, dizziness, headache, arthralgia may also occur.
Pregnancy & Lactation:
Cefadroxil (Adora) is widely used as a first-line oral antibiotic for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections in pregnant women.
Precautions & Warnings:
Use of this antibiotic may cause pseudomembranous colitis; so caution should be taken during diagnosis in patients who develop diarrhea in association with Cefadroxil therapy.
First generation Cephalosporins.
Keep in a dry place away from light and heat. Keep out of the reach of children.
Manufactured by: Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd.