Cefril 500 Mg Tablet

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Cefril 500 Mg Tablet Information

Cefril 500 Mg Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Bacterial Infections, Tonsillitis, Throat Infection are some of its major therapeutic uses. The alternative uses of Cefril 500 Mg Tablet have also been explained below.

The correct dosage of Cefril 500 Mg Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Cefril 500 Mg Tablet as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Cefril 500 Mg Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Cefril 500 Mg Tablet's effect during pregnancy is Safe and Safe while nursing. It is important to know if Cefril 500 Mg Tablet has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Cefril 500 Mg Tablet related warnings section.

The section on Cefril 500 Mg Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug interactions for Cefril 500 Mg Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Cefril 500 Mg Tablet, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Cefril 500 Mg Tablet Benefits & Uses

Cefril 500 Mg Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Cefril 500 Mg Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Endocarditis
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 g
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Endocarditis
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 g
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 12 hourly
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 12 hourly
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 12 hourly
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Cefril 500 Mg Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Cefril 500 Mg Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Cefril is safe for pregnant women.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Cefril 500 Mg Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Cefril does not show any harmful effects in lactating women.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Cefril 500 Mg Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Very few cases of side effects of Cefril on kidney have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Cefril 500 Mg Tablet on the Liver?


    Cefril is not harmful for the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Cefril 500 Mg Tablet on the Heart?


    Cefril is completely safe for the heart.

    Safe


Cefril 500 Mg Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cefril 500 Mg Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Cefril 500 Mg Tablet

  • Is this Cefril 500 Mg Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Cefril 500 Mg Tablet is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Cefril 500 Mg Tablet as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Cefril 500 Mg Tablet only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Cefril 500 Mg Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Cefril 500 Mg Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Cefril 500 Mg Tablet


    You can take Cefril 500 Mg Tablet with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Cefril 500 Mg Tablet


    Cefril 500 Mg Tablet and alcohol do not lead to side effects, but it is still better to be cautious.

    Safe


Frequently asked Questions about Cefril 500 Mg Tablet

Question over 5 years ago

How to take Cefril?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

The dosage of Cefril may vary from case to case as it depends on the type of infection and severity of the infection. You are recommended to take this drug as per your doctor's instructions. It should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. Precautions must be taken in patients with a history of penicillin allergy, colitis, and impaired kidney function.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I take Cefril with Benadryl?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Yes Cefril can be taken with diphenhydramine. Diphenhydramine does not appear to interfere with the efficacy of Cefril. Hence, it is alright to take them together. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

Question over 4 years ago

Does Cefril contain penicillin or sulfa?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

No, Cefril does not contain penicillin or sulfa. It contains cefadroxil which belongs to the class of drug known as cephalosporins. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic which covers a wide range of bacteria which are generally found to be resistant to penicillin.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Cefril cover e coli?

Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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

Question over 5 years ago

Is Cefril safe to use?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Cefril is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as dyspepsia, abdominal pain, and rash. If you experience any of the above conditions after taking this medicine then do not hesitate to inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 299-300

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 726

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Duricef® (cefadroxil monohydrate)

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