Androxil 250mg Tablet 10

CEFADROXIL
By Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Prescription Needed
M.R.P.: Rs.197.90
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What is ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet used for?

ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet oral drop/syrup/tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections.

ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet work?

ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called cephalosporins. The drug acts by inhibiting the bacterial cell wall synthesis, thereby causing bacterial cell death.

How to take ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet oral drop/syrup/tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Swallow the tablet Do not crush or chew the tablet.
  • Shake the syrup well before taking each dose so as to ensure the uniform mixing of the drug. Use a measuring cup while taking each dose.
  • Please follow the instruction provided on the leaflet while using this oral drop .

If you miss a dose of ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet, please take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

The overdose symptoms of ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet include the following:

  • Clouded consciousness
  • Coma
  • Hallucination

Please seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the above symptoms.

What are the drugs that interact with ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet?

Drugs that interact with ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet include the following:

  • Ampicillin
  • Chloramphenicol
  • Cholera vaccine
  • Colchicine
  • Dicoumarol
  • Mycophenolic acid
  • Probenecid
  • Torsemide
  • Warfarin

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet?

The following are the most common side effects of ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet:

  • Chills
  • Fever
  • General discomfort
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Bleeding gums
  • Chest pain
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Lower back or side pain
  • Paralysis

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet?

  • Avoid taking the medicine if you are allergic to ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet or similar drugs.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet.
  • Avoid ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
  • Do not stop taking the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
  • Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.

You are advised not to take ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell  your doctor before taking ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Notify your doctor if you get pregnant while taking ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet.

Frequently Asked Questions about ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet

  1. Is it common to experience nosebleed while taking ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet?
  2. No. Nosebleed is a serious side effect of ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet. Please consult the doctor if you experience nosebleeds.

  3. What are the contraindications of ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet?
  4. ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet is contraindicated if you have seizures, colitis or undergoing dialysis.

  5. How should ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet be stored?
  6. ANDROXIL 250mg Tablet should be stored at room temperature (15 – 30° C) away from light, heat and moisture.

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