Cefadrox-CV 500/125 Tablet
A cephalosporin antibiotic, Cefadrox Cv 500 Mg/125 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections affecting the skin, tonsils, throat and urinary tract. The medicine kills the bacteria, thus preventing the infection. It is available in the form of a capsule, tablet and liquid to be taken orally.
Cefadrox Cv 500 Mg/125 Mg Tablet is usually taken with or without food once or twice in a day. However, it is better to take the medicine with food to reduce the symptoms of stomach upset and nausea. You should take the medication as recommended by your doctor.
In case you miss a dose, you can have it as soon as you remember it but do not take two doses together to make up for a missed one. Before you start a course of this medicine, inform the doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
Any kidney disease
Stomach or intestinal problem, especially colitis
Pregnant or planning to be
Any allergic or unusual reactions to any food or medications
Cefadrox Cv 500 Mg/125 Mg Tablet has some mild side effects like gas, heartburn, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting. They normally do not require any medical supervision and go away in a few days. However, you must report to your doctor at once if you face any of the following side effects:
Allergic reactions like hives, itching, skin rash or swelling
Problems in breathing
Redness, blistering, loosening or peeling of skin
Severe and watery diarrhea
A feeling of unusual tiredness and dizziness
Fever and chills, hallucinations
In case of children, you must consult the paediatrician first before starting the medication as there is a possibility that special care may be required. Also, Cefadrox Cv 500 Mg/125 Mg Tablet can show a false-positive result in some diabetic urine-testing products. It can also affect the result of other lab tests. Ensure to inform the people doing the lab test or the doctor if you are under this medication.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
The primary use of this medication is as follows:
Possible side effects of this tablet are as follows:
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (Sjs)
Missed Dose instructions
The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it’s already time for your next scheduled dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
This medicine belongs to the first generation cephalosporins. It works as a bactericidal by inhibiting the bacterial cell wall synthesis by binding to penicillin-binding proteins which would inhibit the growth and multiplication of bacteria.