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My 15 month is taking cefprozil 1 teaspoon by mouth 2 times a day his weight is 24.4 lbs.. is this the right dosage?

My 15 month is taking cefprozil 1 teaspoon by mouth 2 times a day his weight is 24.4 lbs.. is this the right dosage?

Just about: If he is taking the 125mg/5ml dose of the medication (should be on the bottle) then this dosage is very close. Technically it looks like it should be 6.6mL every 12 hours but 5ml is 1 teaspoon which is fairly close. Should still get the job done but if you want to increase to 6.5mL if you have a precise measuring spoon/cup you could do that as well but run it by your pediatrician. ...Read more

Dr. Ralph Wharton
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Cefprozil (Definition)

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


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What is cefzil (cefprozil)?

What is cefzil (cefprozil)?

Cephalosporins: Cefprozil is a cephalosporin-type antimicrobial. This class can cross react in people with pencillin-class allergies. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: cefzil (cefprozil)?

Please describe the medication: cefzil (cefprozil)?

Antibiotic: Cefprozil is a second-generation cephalosporin type antibiotic. It can be used to treat bronchitis, ear infections, skin infections, and other bacterial infections. It comes as a tablet and as a liquid suspension. ...Read more

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What will happen if you take one cefprozil (cefzil) and you are allergic?

What will happen if you take one cefprozil (cefzil) and you are allergic?

It depends: Are you allergic to cepfrozil? If you are, it depends on what kind of a reaction you had in the past. If it was a late small rash, another exposure may be just a somewhat worse rash. If you had a severe allergic reaction, the next may be life-threatening. Without knowing what kind of a reaction you had, I can't be more specific. ...Read more

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What will happen if you take one cefprozil (cefzil) and you are allergic?

What will happen if you take one cefprozil (cefzil) and you are allergic?

Don't do it: Too many possibilities here. Depends on the type of allergies - don't fool around. Blistering, mucous membrane reactions can get started and are very difficult to control, even life threatening. Go see an allergiest who can guide you through, and have testing that can help eliminate possible problems. ...Read more

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Can I take nyquil with cefprozil?

Can I take nyquil with cefprozil?

Yes: Yes you can. There should not be any drug interaction between the 2 medications. Use Nyquil only as needed. ...Read more

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Can a bottle of liquid cefprozil go bad? If so, how can I tell?

Can a bottle of liquid cefprozil go bad? If so, how can I tell?

Expiration.: There should be an expiration date on the label. Once that date is passed, the medication's safety and efficacy cannot necessarily be guaranteed. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Cefzil (Definition)

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