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Drozid 500mg capsules

Dexa Medica

Product packaging may vary from one country to another.

Ingredients in every capsule

Cefadroxil 500 mg

Each package contains

6 strips of 10 capsules

Other details

Dosage formCapsule; hard
Flavour None

W.H.O. classification

ATC Level 1 J – Antiinfectives for systemic use
ATC Level 2 J01 – Antibacterials for Systemic Use
ATC Level 3 J01D – Other Beta-Lactam Antibacterials in ATC

Warnings

Pregnancy

<span class="warning-9 warning-pregnancy">CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR</span>Safety of this item for use during pregnancy has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Lactation

CAUTIONThis item may not be safe for use during lactation. Use with caution and after consultation with your doctor.

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use with alcohol has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Machinery

CAUTIONThis item may not be safe for use while operating heavy machinery. Use with caution and after consultation with your doctor.

Available in

The Philippines

Dosage information

18 YEARS OLD AND ABOVE
— Uncomplicated UTI like cystitis:
1-2 g daily, single dose or in 2 equally divided doses

— Other UTI:
2 g daily or 2 equally divided doses

— Skin structure infection:
1 g daily, single dose or in 2 equally divided doses

— Group A β-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis & tonsilitis:
1 g daily, single dose or in 2 equally divided doses for at least 10 days

— Respiratory infections:
1 g daily in 2 divided doses. Moderate to severe infections:
1-2 g daily in 2 divided doses.

0 TO 18 YEARS OLD
— UTI and skin infections:
30 mg/kg body weight per day in divided doses every 12 hours

— Pharyngitis and tonsilitis:
30 mg/kg body weight per day, in single dose or 2 divided doses

— Group A β-hemolytic streptococcus infection:
Treatment at least 10 days

PATIENT WITH RENAL IMPAIRMENT
Should be used with caution in the presence of impaired renal function (creatinine clearance rate <50 mL/minute/1.73 m²), the dosage must be adjusted according to the grade of renal impairment.

Indication

Resp tract infections: Tonsillitis, pharyngitis, pneumonia, bronchitis, bronchiectasis, lung abscesses, emphysema, pleuritis, sinusitis, laryngitis, otitis media. UTI: Pyelonephritis, cystitis, adnexitis, endometritis. Skin & soft tissue infections: Lymphangitis, abscesses, cellulitis, decubitus ulcers, mastitis, furunculosis, erysipelas.