Droxyl 500mg Tablet 10'S

Infection Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

DROXYL 500MG contains Cefadroxil which belongs to a group of medicines called Cephalosporins. It is used to treat respiratory tract, skin and soft-tissue, urinary tract and other infections. Bacterial infection is a proliferation of a harmful strain of bacteria on or inside the body.

Cefadroxil inhibits the bacterial wall synthesis of actively dividing cells by binding to one or more penicillin-binding proteins. This medicine should only be used to treat bacterial infections and do not treat viral infections (e.g., the common cold).

Before taking DROXYL 500MG inform your doctor if you have any gastrointestinal disease, liver, kidney or heart problems. Consult your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking this medicine. Your physician will give the right dose depends on your child’s age and body weight. The common side effects are nausea, stomach pain, diarrhoea and vomiting.

USES OF DROXYL 500MG

  • Treats respiratory tract, urinary tract, skin and soft tissue infections (bacterial infections)

HOW DROXYL 500MG WORKS

DROXYL 500MG works against bacteria and prevents from developing the bacterial protective covering which is needed for bacteria to survive.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take DROXYL 500MG as instructed by your doctor. Swallow as whole, do not crush or chew. Do not exceed the recommended dose.

SIDE EFFECTS OF DROXYL 500MG

SERIOUS

  • severe diarrhoea (colitis)
  • skin reactions with blistering of the skin, mouth, eyes and genitals
  • skin is unusually pale or yellow 
  • fever with sore throat/pharynx/mouth or urinary problems
  • swollen face, tongue, pharynx, difficulty to swallow
  • tightness of the chest
  • blood in the urine or cloudy urine

COMMON

  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • indigestion
  • abdominal pain
  • severe itching
  • rash
  • allergic skin eruptions
  • hives
  • a swollen sore tongue

RARE

  • unexplained bruising or bleeding (reduced platelets in the blood)
  • increase in certain white blood cells
  • fever with or without swollen glands in the neck or muscle pain
  • joint pain
  • changes in liver enzymes  

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhoea:

Drink plenty of fluids and ORS can be used to prevent dehydration.

Nausea:

Drink clear or ice-cold drinks, eat bland foods and avoid fried or sweet foods.

Vomiting:

Drink clear or ice-cold drinks and eat light, bland foods, avoid sweets.

Abdominal pain:

Place a warm water bottle on your abdomen. Soak in a warm bath. Drink plenty of water.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

There is no evidence of teratogenicity, the safe use of DROXYL 500MG during pregnancy has not been established. Consult your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

DROXYL 500MG may pass into the breastmilk and should be used with caution in lactating mothers. Consult your doctor.

KIDNEY

DROXYL 500MG should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease, if needed dose will be adjusted accordingly. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

DROXYL 500MG should be used with caution in patients with liver disease, if needed dose will be adjusted accordingly. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Tell your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Cefadroxil.

OTHERS

Inform your doctor before taking this medicine, if you have or had,

  • gastrointestinal disease like colitis
  • are going to have a Coombs test (used to detect antibodies that act against the surface of your red blood cells)

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • tetracycline, erythromycin, sulfonamides, chloramphenicol, sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim (treats infection)
  • aminoglycoside antibiotics, polymyxin B, colistin
  • furosemide
  • anticoagulants (used to thin blood)
  • probenecid (treats gout)
  • oral contraceptives
  • cholestyramine
  • penicillin antibiotics

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Cefadroxil
Pharmacological Category :   Cephalosporins
Therapeutic Indication :   Pharyngitis and tonsillitis (respiratory tract infections), Skin and skin structure infections, Urinary tract infection
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Dispersible tablet, Injection, Suspension

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT DROXYL 500MG

Can I stop taking DROXYL 500MG when my symptoms are relieved?

Do not stop taking the medicine abruptly and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better.  

Can the use of DROXYL 500MG cause diarrhea?

Yes. It may cause diarrhea, if you are experiencing severe diarrhea, consult your doctor for advice.

Is DROXYL 500MG good for urinary tract infection?

It is safe and effective antibiotic that is available for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI).

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD.  Antimicrobial drugs. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page – 726.

2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 219-220.

3. Torrent pharmaceuticals Ltd.  [Revised on May, 2013] [Accessed on Sep 11, 2021] https://www.torrentian.com/pisheet/Upload/PI_Sheet/1840.pdf

4. McDermott Laboratries Ltd t/a Gerard Laboratories. [Revised on Oct 03, 2019] [Accessed on Sep 11, 2021] https://docetp.mpa.se/LMF/Cefadroxil%20Mylan%20capsule%20hard,%20film-coated%20tablet,%20oral%20suspension%20ENG%20PL_09001be680190988.pdf

5. Medlineplus. Cefadroxil. [Revised on Nov 15, 2018] [Accessed on Sep 11, 2021] https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682730.html

6. Drugs.com. [Accessed on Sep 11, 2021] https://www.drugs.com/ppa/cefadroxil.html

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count
  • Peripheral Smear Examination

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    CEFADROXIL 500MG
    Hsn Code
    30042070
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Droxyl 500mg Tablet 10'S

Droxyl 500mg Tablet 10'S Mkt: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

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