Cefadroxil is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, meaning that the medication can act against a large number of bacteria. The drug is administered for the treatment of bacterial infections like skin infections, throat infections, chest infections, skin and urinary tract infections. The medication is safe for both children and older people and can be taken when a woman is pregnant or breastfeeding. Cefadroxil is a drug used in the treatment of bacterial infections. Cefadroxil is used to treat both Gram positive and Gram negative infections, meaning it can target a wide variety of bacterial irrespective of their biological structure. For example, cefadroxil can be used to treat pyelonephritis, skin infections, soft tissue infections, urinary tract infections, and respiratory tract infections. The drug belongs to the cephalosporin class of antibacterial drugs - a class which works by disrupting cell wall synthesis. Cefadroxil is associated with its own range of potential side effects. Among these include diarrhea, nausea, stomach upset, and vomiting. Patients may also experience more severe side effects such as allergic reactions and seizures.
Drug Name: Cefadroxil