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Consuming alcohol with Cefador does not cause any harmful side effects.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefador 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefador 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 ha... View More
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It is not known whether Cefador alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and rea... View More
Cefador should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefador may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefador is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cefador may not be needed in the... View More
Cefador is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the throat, ears, urinary tract, ski... View More
Uses of Cefador
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Cefador
- Allergic reaction
- Stomach pain
How to use Cefador
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. Cefador may be taken with ... View More
How Cefador works
Cefador is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to su... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Cefador 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 Cefador 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 Cefador 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