Cefadroxil 125 mg

Cefadrox 125mg Dry Syrup 30ml
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Odoxil DT 125mg Tablet 10'S
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Please note, before you can choose the low cost generic option, please ask your doctor to add the generic drug to your prescription.

Uses of Cefadroxil

Cefadroxil is used to treat various bacterial infections such as pharyngitis, tonsillitis, pneumonia, urinary tract infections and skin and soft tissue infections.

Therapeutic Category

Cefadroxil: Cephalosporin antibiotics

How Cefadroxil works

Cefadroxil is a bactericidal antibiotic. It binds to the bacterial cell wall and interfere with the bacterial cell wall synthesis. This weakens the bacterial cells and causes lysis of the bacteria, leading to bacterial cell death and decrease in spread of infection.

Common side effects of Cefadroxil

  • nausea, vomiting
  • diarrhoea, indigestion, stomach pain
  • skin rash with itching
  • swollen sore tongue

When to consult your doctor

Consult your doctor if you experience:

  • signs of infections (such as fever, general weakness, sore throat or mouth and problems in passing urine)
  • severe allergic reaction
  • bloody or cloudy urine, scanty or no urine accompanied with lower back pain
  • inflammation of the colon (colitis) with bloody diarrhea
  • signs of low RBC count (such as yellow or pale skin, weakness, or breathlessness)


Health Tips for Cefadroxil

  • Cefadroxil must be taken with meals to avoid unwanted gastrointestinal side effects
  • Make sure to complete the full course of treatment with Cefadroxil without any interruption. Do not miss a dose or stop taking Cefadroxil without consulting your doctor as it may lead to growth of harmful bacteria within the body
  • Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Cefadroxil as it may increase the risk of stomach irritation
  • It is important to drink an adequate amount of water while taking Cefadroxil to help prevent dehydration and support overall health. Stay hydrated by consuming plenty of water throughout the day unless otherwise advised by your doctor
  • Before taking Cefadroxil, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or having any liver, kidney or stomach problems as a precaution
  • Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy with cefadroxil based on your age, body weight and severity of infection