A 46-year-old member asked:
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if i have strep throat, will duricef (cefadroxil) treat this?

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Dr. Mark Patterson
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Duricef (cefadroxil) is a cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria such as skin, throat, and urinary tract infections. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. It is very effective against strep throat.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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