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

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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