Cefozil is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia), urinary t... View More
Uses of Cefozil
Side effects of Cefozil
How to use Cefozil
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. Cefozil may be taken with ... View More
How Cefozil works
Cefozil is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them t... View More
What if you forget to take Cefozil?
If you miss a dose of Cefozil, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
Pharyngitis, Susceptible infections, Sinusitis, Otitis media, Skin and skin structure infections, Tonsillitis, Respiratory tract infections, Acute Maxil... View More
May be taken with or without food. May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Pharyngitis & Tonsillitis 500 mg PO qDay for 10 days Respiratory Tract Infections, Skin Infections 250-500 mg q12hr OR 500 mg qDay for10 days
Child: PO 15–30 mg/kg/day q12h
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) <30 Half normal dose.
Mode of Action
Cefprozil inhibits cell wall synthesis and has activity against a broad range of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.
Hypersensitivity to penicillins; renal impairment; porphyria. Monitor renal and haematologic status. Pregnancy, lactation. Lactation: low distributio... View More
1-10% Nausea (3.5%),Diarrhea (2.9%),Elevated LFTs (2%),Diaper rash (1.5%),Abdominal pain (1%),Dizziness (1%),Vomiting (1%) <1% Eosinophilia,Superin... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: B Lactation: low distribution into breast milk; use with caution
Renal excretion delayed by probenecid. Decreases contraceptive effect of oestrogen-containing oral contraceptives.
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