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INTRODUCTION

CEFADROX CV TABLET is a combination of Cefadroxil and Clavulanic acid which belongs to the group of medicines called Cephalosporins and Beta-lactamase Inhibitors. It is used to treat bacterial infections like urinary tract infections and respiratory tract infections like pharyngitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis, bronchiectasis, pneumonia, skin and skin structure infections, gonococcal urethritis and ear, nose and throat infections like chronic maxillary sinusitis and chronic otitis media.

CEFADROX CV TABLET should be used with caution in patients with lung, liver or kidney disease and gastrointestinal diseases like colitis and fits. CEFADROX CV TABLET should be used with caution in pregnancy only if necessary. In breastfeeding women, CEFADROX CV TABLET should be used with caution. 

In children over the age of six, CEFADROX CV TABLET should be used with caution.CEFADROX CV TABLET should be used with caution in patients over the age of 65. The most common side effect of taking CEFADROX CV TABLET is diarrhoea. Contact your doctor if any of your symptoms get worse and persist.

USES OF CEFADROX CV TABLET

Treats bacterial infections such as:

  • urinary tract infections
  • respiratory tract infections like pharyngitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis, bronchiectasis, pneumonia
  • skin and skin structure infections,
  • gonococcal urethritis
  • ear nose and throat infections like chronic maxillary sinusitis and chronic otitis media

HOW CEFADROX CV TABLET WORKS

CEFADROX CV TABLET helps to treat bacterial infections, where Cefadroxil is a cephalosporin antibiotic and works by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall, leading to bacterial cell lysis and death. Clavulanic acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor that works by binding and inhibiting beta-lactamase (an enzyme that destroys antibiotic activity) produced by bacterial cells and thereby prevents the reduction in antibacterial activity.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take CEFADROX CV TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicines with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending on your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CEFADROX CV TABLET

COMMON

  • diarrhoea

RARE

Stop taking CEFADROX CV TABLET and contact your physician immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • symptoms of pseudomembranous colitis such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, indigestion, gastritis, stomatitis, glossitis, black hairy tongue, fungal infections of the skin, nails and mucous membranes (mucocutaneous candidiasis), enterocolitis and bleeding in the stomach or intestine
  • allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis or skin rashes, urticaria, angioedema, itching, serum sickness-like reactions (accompanied by arthritis, arthralgia, myalgia and fever), erythema multiforme (Stevens-Johnson syndrome)
  • acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, hypersensitivity vasculitis, exfoliative dermatitis (toxic epidermal necrolysis)
  • symptoms of hepatic dysfunction, Ex. cholestasis, idiosyncratic hepatic failure and increase in serum transaminase like yellowish discolouration of skin and whites of the eye
  • genital pruritus, vaginal infections or vaginitis
  • fever with moderate transient neutropenia
  • agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia (decrease in blood platelets causing a bruise or bleeding easily)
  • interstitial nephritis and haematuria (blood in urine), crystalluria
  • fits

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhoea:

Drink lots of fluids, such as water or fruit juices to keep you hydrated. Do not take any medicine on your own for treating diarrhoea. Contact your doctor if the diarrhoea did not improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

CEFADROX CV TABLET should be used with caution in pregnancy only if necessary. Contact your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

CEFADROX CV TABLET should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Contact your doctor before taking it.

KIDNEY

CEFADROX CV TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Contact your doctor before taking it.

LIVER

CEFADROX CV TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Contact your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

Do not take CEFADROX CV TABLET if you are allergic to cefadroxil, clavulanic acid or Beta-lactam antibiotics like cephalosporins, penicillin or other ingredients of this medicine.

LUNGS

CEFADROX CV TABLET should be used with caution in patients with lung disease. Contact your doctor before taking it.

OTHERS

Before taking CEFADROX CV TABLET, inform your doctor if you have:

  • clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea
  • gastrointestinal diseases like colitis
  • blood test (coomb’s test)
  • urine test for sugar
  • fits

Use in Paediatrics:

CEFADROX CV TABLET should be used with caution in children above 6 years of age. Contact your doctor before taking it.

Use in Geriatrics:

CEFADROX CV TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients aged 65 years or above. Contact your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking CEFADROX CV TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • antibiotics like doxycycline, erythromycin, sulfamethoxazole, chloramphenicol, amikacin, polymyxin B and colistin (medicines used for bacterial infections)
  • loop diuretics Ex. furosemide (medicines used to treat high blood pressure and heart diseases)
  • anticoagulants or platelet aggregation inhibitors Ex. warfarin, aspirin (medicines used to treat blood clots)
  • probenecid (medicines used to treat gout)
  • oral contraceptives (medicines used for preventing pregnancy)
  • cholestyramine (medicines used to decrease high cholesterol levels in the blood)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of CEFADROX CV TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Cefadroxil + Clavulanic acid
Pharmacological Category :   Cephalosporins and Beta-lactamase Inhibitors
Therapeutic Indication :   Bacterial Infections
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep CEFADROX CV TABLET out of the sight and reach from children
  • Store CEFADROX CV TABLET below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT CEFADROX CV TABLET

Q: How does CEFADROX CV TABLET function?

A: CEFADROX CV TABLET helps to treat bacterial infections. Cefadroxil is a cephalosporin antibiotic that works by inhibiting the synthesis of bacterial cell walls, leading to bacterial cell lysis and death. Clavulanic acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor that works by binding and inhibiting beta-lactamase (an enzyme that destroys antibiotic activity) produced by bacterial cells and thereby preventing the reduction in antibacterial activity.

Q: Can I use CEFADROX CV TABLET to treat a cold?

A: No. CEFADROX CV TABLET is not used to treat viral infections like colds. Contact your doctor before taking CEFADROX CV TABLET.

Q: What is CEFADROX CV TABLET and how does it work?

A: CEFADROX CV TABLET is a combination of Cefadroxil and Clavulanic Acid, which belongs to the group of medicines called Cephalosporins and Beta-lactamase Inhibitors. It is used to treat bacterial infections like urinary tract infections and respiratory tract infections like pharyngitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis, bronchiectasis, pneumonia, skin and skin structure infections, gonococcal urethritis and ear, nose and throat infections like chronic maxillary sinusitis and chronic otitis media.

Q: Does CEFADROX CV TABLET cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes. CEFADROX CV TABLET is commonly associated with diarrhoea, which usually resolves once the course of therapy is completed. Drink lots of fluids, such as water or fruit juices, to keep you hydrated. Take no medication on your own to treat diarrhoea. Contact your doctor if the diarrhoea does not improve.

Q: What if I skip the dose of CEFADROX CV TABLET?

A: Although it is common to feel better early in the course of therapy, CEFADROX CV TABLET should be taken exactly as directed. Do not skip the dose of CEFADROX CV TABLET because skipping doses or not completing the course of CEFADROX CV TABLET may decrease the effectiveness of the immediate treatment and increase the likelihood that bacteria will develop resistance and not be treatable by CEFADROX CV TABLET or other antibacterial drugs in the future.

Q: What if I forget to take a dose of CEFADROX CV TABLET?

A: If you forget to take a dose of CEFADROX CV TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, omit the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose. Do not take the medicine twice to make up for a forgotten dose.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Beta-lactam Antibiotics. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page- 726, 724.

2. Bethesda (MD). Cefadroxil. National Institute of Health. NLM. National Centre for Biotechnology Information. PubChem Compound Summary. 2004. [Accessed on 17th June 2022] https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/47965

3. Bethesda (MD). Clavulanic acid. National Institute of Health. NLM. National Centre for Biotechnology Information. PubChem Compound Summary. 2004. [Accessed on 17th June 2022] https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/5280980

4. Cefadroxil + Clavulanic acid. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. [Revised in November 2020] [Accessed on 4th July 2022] https://www.torrentian.com/pisheet/Upload/PI_Sheet/1721.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete blood count
  • Peripheral smear count

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Shelf Life
    24 months
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    CEFADROXIL 500 mg+POTASSIUM CLAVULANATE 125 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049087
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Cefadrox CV Tablet 10'S

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