Therapeutic Indications Of Roxil 500 Mg Capsules
It is indicated for the treatment of the following infections due to susceptible microorganisms when oral therapy is indicated:
Streptococcal pharyngitis and tonsillitis
Bronchopneumonia, bacterial pneumonia
Uncomplicated urinary tract infections: pyelonephritis, cystitis
Skin and soft tissue infections: abscesses, furunculosis, impetigo, erysipelas, pyoderma, lymphadenitis
Method Of Administration Of Roxil 500 Mg Capsules
Adults and children weighing more than 40kg: The recommended dose for adults and children weighing more than 40 kg is 500 mg to 1g twice a day.
Take this medicine during or after meals.
The capsules and tablets should be swallowed with plenty of liquid.
Swallow the capsules whole
Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.
Undesirable Side Effects Of Roxil 500 Mg Capsules
Although the following side effects are not common in everyone, some patients may complain from:
Warnings & Special Precautions While Taking Roxil 500 Mg Capsules
The dosage must be adjusted according to the grade of renal impairment
The occurrence of diarrhea may impair the resorption of other medications and therefore lead to an impairment of their efficacy.
Super-infections with fungi (e.g. candida) can occur on prolonged treatment with cefadroxil.
The result of the Coombs' test can be transiently positive during or after treatment with cefadroxil
Urinary sugar should be determined enzymatically (e.g. with test strips) during treatment with cefadroxil since reduction tests can furnish falsely elevated values.
Cefadroxil contains sodium
Frequent checks on coagulation parameters are necessary during concomitant long term use of anticoagulants or thrombocyte aggregation inhibitors to avoid hemorrhagic complications
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medications including over-the-counter non-prescription medicines, prescription medicines, herbal supplements, vitamins, and supplements.
Storage Conditions Of Roxil 500 Mg Capsules
Store below 25°c
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.