Droxyl 500 Tablet

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Droxyl 500 Tablet Information

Droxyl 500 Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections, Tonsillitis, Throat Infection. Other than this, Droxyl 500 Tablet has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Droxyl 500 Tablet. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Droxyl 500 Tablet have been listed ahead. These side effects of Droxyl 500 Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

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

The section on Droxyl 500 Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

Additionally, Droxyl 500 Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Droxyl 500 Tablet is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Droxyl 500 Tablet Benefits & Uses

Droxyl 500 Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Droxyl 500 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

Droxyl 500 Tablet Related Warnings

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


    Droxyl is safe for pregnant women.

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


    Droxyl does not show any harmful effects in lactating women.

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


    Droxyl rarely harms the kidneys.

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


    Droxyl is completely safe for the liver.

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


    Droxyl is completely safe for the heart.

    Safe


Droxyl 500 Tablet Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Droxyl 500 Tablet

  • Is this Droxyl 500 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


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

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


    After taking Droxyl 500 Tablet, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Droxyl 500 Tablet can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Droxyl 500 Tablet should be used only after doctor's advice.

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


    There is no benefit of taking Droxyl 500 Tablet for mental disorders.

    No

Droxyl 500 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Droxyl 500 Tablet


    Taking Droxyl 500 Tablet with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Droxyl 500 Tablet


    Drinking alcohol while on Droxyl 500 Tablet does not produce side effects. However, it is in your best interest to be careful.

    Safe


Frequently asked Questions about Droxyl 500 Tablet

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 almost 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 about 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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