Cedroxin-500

Cedroxin-500 is the drug manufactured of Cefadroxil IP eq to Cefadroxil Anhydrous.

CEFADROXIL IP

Cefadroxil is a cephalosporin antibiotic largely used to treat certain type of infections caused by bacteria; for example skin, throat, and urinary tract infections.

Chemistry of Cefadroxil IP

Chemical Formula: C16H17N3O5S

Molecular Mass: 363.389 g/mol

Physical Properties:White powder

Solubility: Freely soluble in water

Pharmacokinetics of Cefadroxil IP

Absorption: Cefadroxil is approximately fully absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.

Distribution: Cefadroxil is extensively distributed to body tissues and fluids.

Elimination: More than 90% of cefadroxil dose generally excreted unchanged in the urine in next 24 hours by glomerular filtration and tubular secretion.

Medical uses of Cefadroxil IP

Cefadroxil IP is used to treat:

  • Strep throat
  • Streptococcal tonsillitis
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Reproductive tract infection and skin infections
  • Side effects of Cefadroxil IP

    Cefadroxil may cause side effects and it has following symptoms:

  • Upset stomach
  • Diarrhea
  • Mild/Severe skin rash
  • Itching
  • Vomiting
  • Hives
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Wheezing
  • Unusual bleeding
  • Sore throat
  • Painful mouth
  • Vaginal infection
  • Overdose of Cefadroxil IP

    Though, there is no specific treatment for Cefadroxil IP overdose; however, in case of overdose, symptomatic treatment should be given.

    Cautions of Cefadroxil IP

  • Before taking Cefadroxil, you are needed to tell medical history of your body to the doctor.
  • It may cause an upset stomach; so, take cefadroxil with some food or milk.