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  • Biodroxil
    / Masrouji Co.


    Active Ingredient
    Cefadroxil (as Monohydrate) 500 mg

    Status in Israel
    RX

    Presentation and Status in Health Basket

    Presentation Basket Yarpa Pharmasoft

    Capsules

    12 X 500 mg

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    Dosage

    Children 25-50 mg/kg body weight: 1 single dose or 2 equal divided doses (every 12 hours)/day. May increase to 100 mg/kg body weight if required.
    Children 9-12 years old (30-40 mg/kg body weight): 2 capsules daily in
    single or 2 divided doses daily.
    40 kg and over: 1-2 g in single or 2 divided doses daily.
    May increase in according to severity.


    Indications

    Infections caused by organisms sensitive to cefadroxil.


    Contra-Indications

    Known hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.


    Special Precautions

    Symptoms of pseudomembranous colitis may occur during or after antibiotic treatment. Mild cases of pseudomembranous colitis usually respond to drug discontinuation alone. Use during pregnancy only if clearly needed. Caution should be exercised when administered to nursing mothers. Safety and effectiveness in infants under 6 months of age have not been established.


    Side Effects

    Headache, dizziness, GI disturbances, genital pruritus, vaginitis, candidiasis.


    Drug interactions

    Probenicid.


    Manufacturer
    Sandoz GmbH, Austria
    Licence holder
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