Cefadroxil Powder For Oral Suspension 250Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Cefadroxil: Powder for oral suspension (250mg)

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Cefadroxil 250mg/5ml for Susp

What is this Medicine?

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

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Cefadroxil 250mg/5ml Powder for Suspension

NDC: 681800181
  • 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 reconstituted product in refrigerator (36 to 46 degrees F), discard after 14 days
Discard any unused reconstituted product after 14 days
Store unreconstituted product at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Cefadroxil 250mg/5ml Powder for Suspension

Reported Side Effects for Cefadroxil 250mg/5ml Powder for Suspension

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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