Generic Duricef (Cefadroxil)
Duricef
Duricef is a cephalosporin antibiotic to treat infections of respiratory system, urinary tract, pelvic organs, skin and soft tissues, eye infections.
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Product Description
Common use

Duricef belongs to the cephalosporin family of drugs, it causes bactericidal effect violating cell wall formation. It acts against a broad spectrum of gram positive bacteria like Staphylococcus. (both producing and non-producing penicillase) Streptococcus and gram negative microorganisms (Shigella, Salmonella, Escherichia coli, Haemophilus influenzae, Klebsiella, some strains of Proteus). This medication is used to treat infections of respiratory system, urinary tract, pelvic organs, skin and soft tissues, osteomyelitis, eye infections, etc. which are caused by susceptible microorganisms as well as for prevention of endocarditis, infectious complications after surgery.



Dosage and directions

This medication is recommended to take once or twice daily. A daily dose is 1-2 mg. Dosage is administered individually and should be corrected for children.



Precautions

Avoid drinking alcohol during your course of treatment. Special attention should be paid to possibility of pseudomembranous colitis development and toxicity caused by Clostridium difficile. If symptoms of diarrhea are not serious they disappear after the medication intake was discontinued. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or going to become pregnant before to take this drug.



Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Durisef or penicillins and penicillamine, pregnancy, breastfeeding. Cautiousness should be exercised in patients with chronic kidney failure, colitis in history.



Possible side effect

You may experience diarrhea, inflammation of the bowel (colitis), nausea, redness and swelling of skin, skin rash and itching, vaginal inflammation, vomiting, seizures in rare cases and only your doctor make decide correctly if there is need for you to continue to take this drug.



Drug interaction

Durisef increases toxicity of polymixines and aminoglycosides, diuretics affecting loop of Henle in kidneys. Risk of bleeding increases in combination with inhibitors of platelets aggregation and non-steroid anti-inflammatory medications.



Missed dose

Never take a double dose of this medication. If you take Durisef once daily skip your missed dose and take the medication as soon as you remember, next dose should be taken in 10-12 hours. If you take Durisef twice daily the period between doses should be 5-6 hours.



Overdose

In case of serious and persistent seizures, allergic reaction (hives, rash, swelling of face and tongue, vaginal itching), diarrhea or kidney failure consult your doctor.



Storage

Store at room temperature between 59-77 degrees F (15-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture, kids and pets. Do not use after expiration term. Suspension can be used during 14 days after its preparation and should be kept in a refrigerator.



Disclaimer

We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

Accutane

Other names used:

  • Roaccutane®

Active Ingredients:

  • Isotretionin

How does Accutane work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Isotretionin the active ingredient of Accutane belongs to a group of drugs called retinoids, which are used mainly in treatment of skin disorders. The exact mechanism of Accutane is not currently known however it is clinically determined that the drug exerts dose-dependent suppressive effect on the sebaceous glands activity and decreases their size. The drug also expresses anti-inflammatory effect on skin as well as inhibits the formation of comedones. The effects of the drug are temporary however the acne remissions may be controlled.

Which conditions are treated with Isotretinoin?

The drug is indicated in treatment of:

  • Severe cystic acne vulgaris
  • Acne rosacea
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa

What should a patient know before using Accutane?

The Isotretinoin should not be used in cases of:

  • Known hypersensitivity to any components of the preparation or to other retinoids
  • Pregnancy
  • Liver or renal failure
  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis
  • Severe hyperlipidemia

Tell your doctor about the following if any apply to you:

  • You have relatives with increased levels of lipids in blood and are predisposed to hyperlipidemia
  • You or your relatives suffer from diabetes
  • You are suffering from Alcoholism
  • You are treating a depression

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The side effects of Accutane include:

  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis manifested in the following: dry skin and mucous membranes, haemorrhage in the nasal cavity, hoarseness, conjunctivitis and etc.
  • Skin problems: rash, itching, facial dermatitis, sweatiness, hyperpigmentation, reversible allopecia and etc.
  • Locomotor system: muscle pain, joint pain, hyperostosis, tendonitis
  • CNS: behavior changes, depression, headache, increased intracranial pressure, seizures
  • Sensory organs: decreased vision acuity, photosensibilisation, cataract, decreased hearing , keratitis
  • Gastrointestinal tract: nausea, colitis, GI hemorrhage, rarely hepatitis.
  • Respiratory organs: bronchospasm
  • Haemopoietic system: decreased leukocyte and erythrocyte levels, increase or decrease of thrombocyte levels
  • Immune system: local or systemic infections caused be gram-positive bacteria
  • Other: Hematuria, pancreatitis, vasculitis, lymphadenopathy

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Isotretinoin?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Vitamin A supplements
  • Corticosteroids
  • Tetracycline antibiotics
  • Epilepsy treatment
  • Oral contraceptives
  • St.John's worth

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient: Accutane is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.