Cefadroxil 1g (NDC: 0143-9948)

Name:

Cefadroxil 1g

NDC:

0143-9948

Generic Name:

Cefadroxil

Strength:

1g

Form:

Tablet

Labeler:

West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp

Shape:

Capsule

Color:

White

Imprint:

WW;948

Medication Class:

Cephalosporin Antibiotic

Active Ingredient:

Cefadroxil

Pregnancy Category:

Consult your physician (Category B)

Illustration:

Pill Illustration: Cefadroxil 1g (0143-9948)

About this medication

Cefadroxil is the name of the medication. It comes in the form of a tablet, and should be taken by mouth. It belongs to a class of medications called Cephalosporin Antibiotic.

Why is this medication prescribed

Germs can cause infections in the body. The symptoms depend on the location of the infection in the body. This medication is used for many kinds of infections caused by germs. It is good only for infections caused by Cephalosporin Antibiotic sensitive germs.

How does it work

Cefadroxil belongs to a group of medications called Cephalosporin Antibiotics. It works by killing the germs when the germs try to grow. Complete the antibiotic treatment as the doctor ordered even if you feel better. Antibiotics will not work for viral infections such as colds or flu.

How to use it

This medication comes as a tablet. You should put it in your mouth and swallow it with a glass of water. Do not chew, break or crush it. Swallow it whole.

What to do if you are pregnant

Tell your physician if you become pregnant. There are not enough studies about this medication in pregnant women. Use the medication during pregnancy only if clearly needed.

More Information

Read more about Cefadroxil 1g on the FDA website.

Last Update: May 13th 2017
Data sources: Label (May 13th 2017), FDA (May 31st 2015)

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