cefadroxil monohydrate

cefadroxil monohydrate

[sē′fədrok′sil]
a cephalosporin antibiotic.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of selected bacterial infections.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to cephalosporins prohibits its use. It is administered with caution to patients with a history of allergy to penicillins.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse reactions are hypersensitivity reactions and severe diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.
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Her hospital discharge medications included: cefadroxil monohydrate 500 mg twice daily, metronidazole 250 mg three times daily, lisinopril 10 mg daily, insulin (Humulin 70/30) 40 units in the morning and 30 units in the evening, and cisapride 10 mg 30 minutes before meals and at bedtime.
In March the company began shipping cefadroxil monohydrate, the generic version of Bristol-Myers' Ultracef.
The patient were placed on cefadroxil monohydrate, 500 mg twice daily, while awaiting the culture results, and the arm was bandaged.