Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
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Consuming alcohol with Arocef does not cause any harmful side effects.
Arocef is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there ... View More
Arocef is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not har... View More
It is not known whether Arocef alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and reac... View More
Arocef should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Arocef may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Arocef is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Arocef may not be needed in these... View More
Arocef is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the throat, ears, urinary tract, skin... View More
Uses of Arocef
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Arocef
- Allergic reaction
- Stomach pain
How to use Arocef
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Arocef may be taken with o... View More
How Arocef works
Arocef is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to sur... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Arocef to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder ... View More
- Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
- Discontinue Arocef and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your sto... View More
- Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Arocef as it may cause increased side effects.
Pharyngitis, Susceptible infections, Sore throat, Tonsillitis, Urinary tract infection, Reproductive tract infection, Skin infections
May be taken with or without food. May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Oral Tonsillitis; Skin and skin structure infections; Streptococcal pharyngitis; Urinary tract infections Adult: 1-2 g daily as a single or in 2 divid... View More
Oral Tonsillitis; Skin and skin structure infections; Streptococcal pharyngitis; Urinary tract infections Child: >6 yr <40 kg: 30-50 mg/kg daily as a ... View More
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) 26-50 0.5-1 g bid. 11-25 0.5-1 g once daily. <10 0.5-1 g every 36 hr.
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Mode of Action
Cefadroxil binds to one or more of the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) which inhibits the final transpeptidation step of peptidoglycan synthesis in b... View More
Impaired renal function; pregnancy and lactation. Lactation: enters breast milk; use with caution
1-10% Diarrhea <1% Abdominal pain,Dyspepsia,Nausea,Vomiting,Rash,Urticaria,Pseudomembranous colitis,Stevens-Johnson syndrome,Anaphylaxis,Transamina... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: B Lactation: enters breast milk; use with caution
Concomitant use w/ bacteriostatic antibiotics (e.g. tetracycline, erythromycin, sulfonamides, chloramphenicol) may cause antagonistic effect. May potent... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More