Generic Duricef is a medication of cephalosporin antibiotic group.
Generic Duricef is used to treat nose, throat, urinary tract, and skin infections that are caused by specific bacteria. Generic Duricef prevents bacteria to grow in the organism.
Brand name of Generic Duricef is Duricef.
Generic name of Generic Duricef is Cefadroxil Monohydrate.
Generic Duricef is available in:
- 250mg Min Dosage
- 500mg Low Dosage
Generic Duricef can be taken in form of tablets which should be taken orally.
Take Generic Duricef with or without food.
For urinary tract infections the usual dosage for uncomplicated infections is a total of 1 to 2 grams per day in a single dose or 2 smaller doses. For all other urinary tract infections, the usual dosage is a total of 2 grams per day taken in 2 doses.
For skin and skin structure infections the usual dose is a total of 1 gram per day in a single dose or 2 smaller doses.
Throat Infections"Strep Throat and Tonsillitis: The usual dosage is a total of 1 gram per day in a single dose or 2 smaller doses for 10 days.
For urinary tract and skin infections the usual dosage is 30 milligrams per 2.2 pounds of body weight per day, divided into 2 doses and taken every 12 hours.
For throat infections the recommended dosage per day is 30 milligrams per 2.2 pounds of body weight in a single dose or 2 smaller doses.
In the treatment of strep throat the dosage should be taken for at least 10 days.
Do not stop taking Generic Duricef suddenly.
Missing a dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Generic Duricef and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately. Symptoms of Generic Duricef overdosage: seizures.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Throw the medicine away after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.