Droxyl 500 Tablet

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Droxyl Information

Droxyl is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet,Suspension,Syrup. Bacterial Infections, Tonsillitis, Throat Infection are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Droxyl has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The right dosage of Droxyl depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Droxyl as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Droxyl go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Droxyl's effect during pregnancy is Safe and Safe while nursing. Further, the section on Droxyl related warnings talks about Droxyl's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

The section on Droxyl contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug reaction of Droxyl with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Droxyl is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Droxyl Benefits & Uses

Droxyl is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Droxyl 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

Droxyl Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Droxyl safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women can take Droxyl without worrying about any side effects.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Droxyl safe during breastfeeding?


    Droxyl is completely safe for breastfeeding women.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Droxyl on the Kidneys?


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

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Droxyl on the Liver?


    Droxyl is not harmful for the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Droxyl on the Heart?


    You can take Droxyl without any fear of damage to the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Droxyl with Other Drugs

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

Moderate



Droxyl Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Droxyl

  • Is this Droxyl habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Droxyl is addictive.

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


    After taking Droxyl you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Droxyl is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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


    Droxyl is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Droxyl Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Droxyl


    Taking Droxyl with food is safe.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Droxyl


    Drinking alcohol while on Droxyl does not produce side effects. However, it is in your best interest to be careful.

    Safe


Frequently asked Questions about Droxyl

Question over 5 years ago

How long can I safely take Droxyl?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

Take Droxyl as long as your doctor has prescribed it. Do not take this medicine longer than prescribed to avoid bacterial resistance and unpleasant side effects.

Question about 5 years ago

Is Droxyl an antibiotic?

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

Yes, Droxyl is an antibiotic. It contains cefadroxil which is a broad spectrum antibiotic that belongs to the class of drugs known as first-generation cephalosporins. It is used for the prevention and treatment of various bacterial infections.

Question about 5 years ago

Can I take Droxyl with tylenol?

Dr. Faisal Mukhtar MBBS, PG Dip, DNB , Ophthalmology

Yes, Droxyl can be taken with tylenol. No clinically significant drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug along with paracetamol then do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

Question over 5 years ago

Is Droxyl safe to use?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Droxyl 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.

Question about 4 years ago

Can Droxyl treat BV (bacterial vaginosis)?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Droxyl might treat BV (bacterial vaginosis) which is the excessive growth of bacteria in the vagina. Scientific evidence suggests that it can be used for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis.



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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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