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Acudrox 250mg Susp 30ml

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
30ml Suspension in Bottle
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Medical Description

Acudrox Suspension is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections such as nose, throat, lungs, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues. It contains cefadroxil as ...
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ContainsCephadroxil / Cefadroxil(250.0 Mg)
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Acudrox 250 MG

Acudrox Suspension is used to treat bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, lungs, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues.

Contraindications of Acudrox 250 MG

  • If you are allergic to cefadroxil or other cephalosporin antibiotics or ingredient of the medicine.
  • If you have a history of severe allergic reaction to penicillin antibiotics. If you are not sure which are these antibiotics, ask the doctor.

Side effects of Acudrox 250 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Allergic reactions (skin rash or itching)

Precautions and Warnings of Acudrox 250 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Acudrox Suspension during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult the doctor before using Acudrox Suspension as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. The doctor will only prescribe you the medicine if considered essential.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Acudrox Suspension while breastfeeding?
A:
A low quantity of cefadroxil passes into breast milk, however, it is not expected to cause harm to the newborn baby. Acudrox Suspension can be used during breastfeeding only if prescribed by the doctor. If the baby develops thrush, rash or diarrhoea then breastfeeding should be discontinued after consulting the doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Acudrox Suspension?
A:
Acudrox Suspension may make you feel dizzy, drowsy and can give you a headache, avoid driving if you feel unwell or unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Acudrox Suspension?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Acudrox Suspension. Discuss with the doctor if you drink alcohol too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop an allergic reaction after taking the medicine.
  • You develop fever and feel weak.
  • You are allergic to penicillins or similar antibiotics.
  • You experience severe diarrhoea after taking the medicine.
  • You have problems with the kidney or intestines.
  • You should let the doctor, or the laboratory person know that you are using Acudrox Suspension while going for a lab test.

Mode of Action of Acudrox 250 MG

How Does It Work?

Cefadroxil in Acudrox Suspension stops bacterial cell wall synthesis, the absence of bacterial cell wall results in the death of bacteria.

Directions for Use of Acudrox 250 MG

  • Take Acudrox Suspension as directed by the doctor, take with or without food.
  • Read the instructions on the label before using the medicine.
  • Shake well before use. Use a cup, spoon, or dropper for the exact quantity.

Interactions of Acudrox 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Acudrox Suspension works, or the medicine itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction. Also, you should inform the doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccinati...
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  • Taking blood thinners, other antibiotics, medicines to treat your heart problems, gout.

Storage and disposal of Acudrox 250 MG

  • Store Acudrox Suspension below 30°C at a cool and dry place, protect it from direct sunlight.
  • Keep the bottle tightly closed and away from children and pets.

Dosage of Acudrox 250 MG

Overdose

Seek medical help in case of an overdose.

Missed a Dose

Complete the course of antibiotics and avoid missing a dose. If you have missed taking a dose of Acudrox Suspension, take it as early as you remember. If the time for the next dose, skip the missed do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Acudrox Suspension if I feel better?

A: Do not stop taking Acudrox Suspension without completing the full course. Though you feel better after a few doses, it is essential to finish the course as not all bacteria are killed with a few treatments. Stopping the medication makes the infection harder to treat.

Q: What is the use of Acudrox Suspension?

A: Acudrox Suspension is used to treat bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, lungs, urinary tract, skin and the soft tissues.

Q: Is Acudrox Suspension an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Acudrox Suspension is an antibiotic.
Product Details
Brand
ACUDROX
Expires on or After
20/08/2022
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2021 | 08:22 AM (IST)
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