Droxil 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 Droxil
Side effects of Droxil
How to use Droxil
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. Droxil may be taken with o... View More
How Droxil works
Droxil 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
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