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    Brand Name: DURICEF

    Generic Name: Cefadroxil

    Generic for Duricef* (Cefadroxil) is prescribed to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections, such as skin infections, urinary tract infections, nose infections, and strep throat. This medication is a cephalosporin-type antibiotic, which works by stopping the growth of bacteria in your body. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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    • Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
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What is Generic for Duricef* used for?

Generic for Duricef* (Cefadroxil) is prescribed to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections, such as skin infections, urinary tract infections, nose infections, and strep throat. This medication is a cephalosporin-type antibiotic, which works by stopping the growth of bacteria in your body. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Duricef*?

The dosage of Generic for Duricef* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Generic for Duricef* can be taken with or without food.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Duricef*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Duricef* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Duricef*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Duricef*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Duricef*?

  • Probenecid

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Duricef*.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Duricef*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Duricef* can interact with birth control pills.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Duricef*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Duricef* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Duricef* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Duricef* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Duricef* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Duricef* can cause side effects such as diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, and skin rash. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Duricef*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Duricef*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Duricef* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Duricef*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Duricef*?
How will Generic for Duricef* work in my body?
How should Generic for Duricef* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Duricef* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. Before using Generic for Duricef*, tell your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin or cephalosporins, or if you have bleeding problems, intestine problems, and kidney disease. Also, tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.

 

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