Cefadur DT (Cefadroxil)
What is Cefadur DT (Cefadroxil) used for?
Cefadur DT (Cefadroxil) is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is effective in treating a wide range of bacterial infections, such as those occurring in the throat, urinary tract, skin and other infections. It effectively treats these infections by inhibiting the growth of the bacteria. However, it will not work for viral infections such as common colds or flu.
How should I use Cefadur DT (Cefadroxil)?
Cefadur DT (Cefadroxil) comes in the form of a tablet, which should be taken orally. This antibiotic is usually taken once per day or else twice per day (at 12 hour intervals) for a period of 7 to 10 days. However, the dosage prescribed to you by your physician may vary slightly. You should always follow the advice of your physician.
What are the side effects of Cefadur DT (Cefadroxil)?
Some patients taking Cefadur DT (Cefadroxil) may notice side effects, such as:
If you notice any other side effects, you should consult your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Cefadur DT (Cefadroxil). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.