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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Cefadroxil (Definition)

Cefadroxil is a first generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...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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I'm quitting antibiotic cefadroxil 2 day early from a cold which prob was virus. Too many side effects and no help. Am I creating superbugs?

I'm quitting antibiotic cefadroxil 2 day early from a cold which prob was virus. Too many side effects and no help. Am I creating superbugs?

Depends: If you take any medication that is giving you a lot of side effects, even if it is helping, you should stop the medication and report the side effects and that you have stopped the medication immediately to your MD. As to stopping an antibiotic early, usually if you take for at least 5 days, you will probably not be creating super bugs. Don't forget to tell your MD you stopped the med and why. ...Read more

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Is dry mouth and urinating a lot a side effect of Duricef (cefadroxil)?

Is dry mouth and urinating a lot a side effect of Duricef (cefadroxil)?

Dry mouth: Any unusual side effects you notice should be reported to your doctor. While Duricef is noted to potentially cause an unpleasant taste in your mouth, Effexor (venlafaxine) is known to sometimes cause dry mouth. While you can read about all of the known side effects of a drug and discuss them with your doctor and pharmacist, not all side effects are listed. Other medicines you take may have these side effects. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Ultracef (Definition)

Ultracef is a first generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more


Dr. James Lin
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Duricef (Definition)

Duricef is a first generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more