Cefadroxil Oral Capsule 500Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Cefadroxil: Oral capsule (500mg)

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Cefadroxil 500mg Capsule
Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: LU F11 
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Cefadroxil 500mg Capsule
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Pill Identification: 93 3196 93 3196 
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Cefadroxil 500mg Capsule
Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc.
Pill Identification: C 97 
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Cefadroxil 500mg Capsule
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Cefadroxil 500mg Capsule
Northstar Rx LLC
Pill Identification: C 97 

What is this Medicine?

CEFADROXIL (sef a DROX il) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Duricef: Oral capsule (500mg)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Cefadroxil: Oral capsule(500mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Cefadroxil 500mg Capsule

NDC: 681800180
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Tonsillitis, Impetigo, Cystitis, Pharyngitis, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Endocarditis Prophylaxis, Rheumatic Fever Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Cefadroxil 500mg Capsule
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Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: LU F11 
Shape: capsule
Color: maroon,white

Reported Side Effects for Cefadroxil 500mg Capsule

Upset Stomach Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Kidney Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Vomiting Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Angioedema Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
1.0-7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Hives Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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