Cefadroxil is a Medicine belongs to Cephalosporin group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 233   Edition : 38,

  ►   Brandname : Cefadrox,Cefadur,Baxan; Adriz; Apdil; Cefastar; Cefataur; Gruncef

  ►  Strength : Capsule with 500  mg, Tablet with 1  gm, Suspension with 125/5  mg/ml, Suspension with 250/5  mg/ml, Suspension with 500/5  mg/ml,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 807   Edition : 12,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 233   Edition : 38,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Gram positive and gram negative bacterial infections Oral 1 2 gm Tablet/Capsule Daily as a single dose or 2 divided dose.
2 Mild to moderate infections Oral 1 2 gm Tablet/Capsule Daily as a single dose or 2 divided dose.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 233   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Mild to moderate infections 1 Month more than 1 Month Oral 30 mg/kg Tablet/Capsule

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 233   Edition : 38,
►  Side Effect : gastrointestinal disturbance, hypersensitivity reactions, hypoprothrombinaemia, Platelet dysfunction, haemolytic anaemia, fever, eosinophilia, Urticaria, Skin rashes,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 233, 234, 235   Edition : 38, Martindale    Page : 233, 235   Edition : 38, Martindale    Page : 233, 234,235   Edition : 38,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Cefadroxil is with Probenecid ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 233,234   Edition : 38,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  The renal excretion of cefadroxil, and many other cephalosporins, is delayed by probenecid.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 233,234   Edition : 38,


►  Contraindication : hypersensitive to other cephalosporins, penicillin-sensitive patient, renal impairment,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 233, 234, 235    Edition : 38,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Cefadroxil inhibits the bacterial growth by interfearing with the transpeptidation reaction of bacterial cell wall synthesis. Cefadroxil is a structural analog of the natural D-Ala-D-Ala substrate, covalently bind to the active site of PBPs. This inhibits the transpeptidation reaction, halting peptidoglycan synthesis, and the cell dies. ,
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 792   Edition : 12,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Tulsi with Another pathway,

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • Antibiotic effect . --- ( Kayastha, Babita Labh. "Queen Of Herbs Tulsi (Ocimum Sanctum) Removes Impurities From Water And Plays Disinfectant Role". Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies 2.2 (2014): 1-8. Print. )

  •   ►  URL -- http://www.plantsjournal.com/vol2Issue2/Issue_feb_2014/1.3.pdf,


    Dietry Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- PROBIOTICS with Decrease in Nutrient Level, VITAMIN K with Decrease in Nutrient Level,

      ►  Reference :-
  • Gaby, A. (2006). A–Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions. 2nd ed. New York: Three Rivers Press
  • Gaby, A. (2006). A–Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions. 2nd ed. New York: Three Rivers Press

  •   ►  URL -- http://www.lifestyle-clinic.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/A-Z_Guide.pdf,


    ContraIndication Dietry Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

    ►   Route of Elimination :   Renal,
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 236   Edition : 38,


    ►    Plasma Half-life :
      Min value :-   1.5 hours,    Max value :-   NA
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 236   Edition : 37,

    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   1.5 hours,    Max value :-   2 hours,
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 236   Edition : 37,