Cefadroxil + Probenecid

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  1. Cefadroxil + Probenecid Benefits & Uses
  2. Cefadroxil + Probenecid Dosage & How to Take
  3. Cefadroxil + Probenecid Side Effects
  4. Cefadroxil + Probenecid Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Cefadroxil + Probenecid with Other Drugs
  6. Cefadroxil + Probenecid Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Cefadroxil + Probenecid
  8. Cefadroxil + Probenecid Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Cefadroxil + Probenecid Benefits & Uses

Cefadroxil + Probenecid is used to treat the following -

  1. Bacterial Infections Primary
  2. Skin Infections
  3. Urinary Tract Infection
  4. Endocarditis
  5. Tonsillitis Primary
  6. Throat Infection Primary
  7. Gout Primary
  8. Arthritis

Cefadroxil + Probenecid Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Cefadroxil + Probenecid

Cefadroxil
Probenecid

Cefadroxil + Probenecid Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cefadroxil + Probenecid is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Allergic reaction
  4. Urticaria
  5. Seizures (uncontrollable jerking of limbs)
  6. Joint pain
  7. Muscle Ache Severe
  8. Angioedema Severe
  9. Fever Severe
  10. Skin Rash Severe
  11. Hypersensitivity
  12. Gastrointestinal discomfort
  13. Bloody Urine
  14. Weight gain
  15. Weakness
  16. Cough Mild
  17. Cloudy urine with strong odor
  18. Headache Mild
  19. Dizziness Mild
  20. Loss of appetite

Cefadroxil + Probenecid Related Warnings

Is the use of Cefadroxil + Probenecid safe for pregnant women?

No research has not been done till date on the safety of Cefadroxil + Probenecid for pregnant women. So its effects on pregnant women are unknown.

Is the use of Cefadroxil + Probenecid safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Cefadroxil + Probenecid. If you see any side effects, stop taking Cefadroxil + Probenecid immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Cefadroxil + Probenecid again, only after your doctor's advice.

What is the effect of Cefadroxil + Probenecid on the Kidneys?

Cefadroxil + Probenecid may have severe effects on your kidney, so do not take it without consulting your doctor.

What is the effect of Cefadroxil + Probenecid on the Liver?

The liver can be affected by Cefadroxil + Probenecid. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Cefadroxil + Probenecid only after medical advice.

What is the effect of Cefadroxil + Probenecid on the Heart?

Cefadroxil + Probenecid may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Severe Interaction of Cefadroxil + Probenecid with Other Drugs

Cefadroxil + Probenecid should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Cefadroxil + Probenecid Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cefadroxil + Probenecid unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Ulcerative Colitis
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Gastritis
  4. Vitamin K Deficiency
  5. Dehydration
  6. Peptic Ulcer
  7. Dermatitis
  8. Gastritis
  9. Kidney Stone

Frequently asked Questions about Cefadroxil + Probenecid

Is this Cefadroxil + Probenecid habit forming or addictive?

Cefadroxil + Probenecid does not cause addiction.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Cefadroxil + Probenecid since it does not cause drowsiness.

Is it safe?

Cefadroxil + Probenecid is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Cefadroxil + Probenecid for mental disorders.

Cefadroxil + Probenecid Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cefadroxil + Probenecid

Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Cefadroxil + Probenecid together with food.

Interaction between Alcohol and Cefadroxil + Probenecid

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Cefadroxil + Probenecid and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

Cefadroxil + Probenecid FAQs

Question about 2 years ago

What is Cefadroxil + Probenecid?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

Cefadroxil + Probenecid is a brand name of cefalexin and it comes in multiple dosage forms such as a tablet, syrup, and oral drops. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic that belongs to the class of drugs known as cephalosporins. Cefadroxil + Probenecid is a prescription drug which is used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections. It is mainly used in the treatment of urinary tract infections, skin infections, tonsillitis, and pharyngitis.

Question over 1 year ago

Can Cefadroxil + Probenecid cause headache?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Cefadroxil + Probenecid might cause a headache. It is a rare side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause of a headache is still unknown. If you experience a severe headache after taking this drug, take a mild painkiller, apply balm and take rest even after this if the pain does not subside then discuss with your doctor without any further delay.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Cefadroxil + Probenecid cover e coli?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Yes Cefadroxil + Probenecid covers Escherichia coli. Cefadroxil + Probenecid is effectively used in the treatment of infections that are caused by this bacteria.

Question about 2 years ago

Can I discontinue Cefadroxil + Probenecid on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Discontinuing Cefadroxil + Probenecid on your own can increase the chances of bacterial resistance and infection relapse. It is recommended that you always consult your doctor if you have decided to discontinue this medicine.

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Cefadroxil + Probenecid with ibuprofen?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Cefadroxil + Probenecid can be taken with ibuprofen. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Cefadroxil + Probenecid along with ibuprofen. 

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

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