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Is cefadroxil monohydrate easier on the stomach than doxycycline?

Is cefadroxil monohydrate easier on the stomach than doxycycline?

Probably: It probably is if Doxycycline already bothered you. But if you have not tried doxycycline, stomach upset is not common. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Cefadroxil (Definition)

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I have 5days left Armpit beansize abscess, then today started appearing under right armpit started today to take cefadroxil monohydrate 1g.any advice?

I have 5days left Armpit beansize abscess, then today started appearing under right armpit
started today to take cefadroxil monohydrate 1g.any advice?

Armpit boils: Sometimes a doctor can help things along by making a small incision in these abscesses. This helps in the treatment by getting the pus out, AND it is helpful in order to figure out 'what' bacteria are causing the problem - I suspect 'Staph' since they commonly cause localized skin abscesses. Then, once you have a culture, the best choice of an antibiotic can be made. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is cefadroxil monohydrate easier on your stomach than doxycycline?

I wanted to know is cefadroxil monohydrate easier on your stomach than doxycycline?

Probably yes, but...: ...there are differences in the kinds of bacteria best treated with these two antibiotics. If you are having stomach problems with doxycycline and your doctor has prescribed cefadroxil instead, go ahead -- it should be easier on your stomach. But don't make the change on your own, only with your doctor's advice. In the meantime, you can lessen doxy's effect on the stomach by taking it with food. ...Read more

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What are side effects of cefadroxil?

Cefadroxil: Cefadroxil is a cephalosporin type antibiotic. The most common side effects of the drug are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, upset stomach, itchy rash, and elevation of one's liver function tests. ...Read more

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Is duricef (cefadroxil) effective for clearing up skin?

Is duricef (cefadroxil) effective for clearing up skin?

If it's an infection: Duricef (cefadroxil) is an antibiotic, and will treat an infection of the skin that is caused by a bacteria that is sensitive to duricef (cefadroxil). It will usually clear impetigo. Otherwise, no. ...Read more

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My husband is taking duricef (cefadroxil) for his shingles can it make you sick?

My husband is taking duricef (cefadroxil) for his shingles can it make you sick?

Duricef (cefadroxil): This oral cephalosporin antibiotic has no use or efficacy in treating shingles, although if he has secondary bacterial infection it may be useful. It can produce gastrointestinal side-effects including nausea. ...Read more

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What happens if u drink alcohol on cefadroxil?

What happens if u drink alcohol on cefadroxil?

Generally no problem: Small or even moderate amounts of alcohol should have minimal effect on Cefadroxil - a first generation cephalosporin. ...Read more

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Could I take duricef (cefadroxil) predinisone and vicodin together?

Could I take duricef (cefadroxil) predinisone and vicodin together?

Depends on what: you are on them for, and what the rest of your health history is like. The people that you should be asking questions about drugs THEY have prescribed to are the prescribing doctor/health professional, and/or the pharmacist who fills the prescription. There aren't any major drug interactions, but that doesn't mean this is safe for you, because you don't give any info about your health issues. ...Read more

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Tablet everyday after dinner. What are the side effects of cefadroxil?

Tablet everyday after dinner. What are the side effects of cefadroxil?

Generally safe: While Cefadroxil is generally safe and well tolerated, common side effects can include diarrhea, nausea, stomach upset, itching, rash. More serious side effects include swelling, colitis, and effects on the blood cells. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Duricef (cefadroxil) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Duricef (cefadroxil) allergy?

Duricef Allergy: Allergies occur when the immune system produces antibodies in reaction to allergens. Duricef is a cephalosporin-type antibiotic. "smptoms of a serious allergic reaction include: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), dizziness, trouble breathing" REF:
http://www.medicinenet.com/cefadroxil-oral/article.htm - ...Read more

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Is it good to use cefadroxil for acne?

Is it good  to use cefadroxil for acne?

CEFADROXIL ACNE: I believe that doxycycline, minocycline, and occasionally, other oral antibioics, work better. ...Read more

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Is cefadroxil (duricef) for acne or eczema?

Is cefadroxil (duricef) for acne or eczema?

Really neither: But if anything i would guess for infected eczema. It is way overkill for acne. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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