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    DURICEF (Cefadroxil) capsule is a cephalosporin-type antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections such as strep throat, skin, and urinary tract infections.

    Cefadroxil may also be prescribed for certain penicillin-allergic patients who suffer from a heart condition and are undergoing a dental or upper respiratory tract procedure to prevent them from acquiring a heart valve infection.


    For the treatment of the following infections when due to susceptible microorganisms:

    • Upper, and lower respiratory infections.
    • Skin and soft tissue infections.
    • Urinary tract infection.
    • Other infections: osteomyelitis and septic arthritis.

    Package Contains: Each package includes 12 capsules of DURICEF (500 mg).


    Each capsule contains Cefadroxil Monohydrate equivalent to 500mg Cefadroxil U.S.P.

     Dosage: To be used as directed by the physician. For further details see information leaflets.

    Overdosage: Overdosage may intensify the adverse effects, especially in patients prone to gastrointestinal disorders.


    • No antidote exists and treatment should be symptomatic.
    • For absorption of quantities greater than 250mg/ kg, it is recommended to perform emesis induction.

    Contra-indications: DURICEF is contraindicated in hypersensitivity to cefadroxil, to any of the excipients of the medicinal product, or to beta-lactam antibiotics.


    • Store at controlled room temperature (15-30°C).
    • Keep all medicine out of the reach of children.
    • For oral use only.
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    It is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline Pakistan Limited: ^(

    You can buy this drug online, by going to the link below: ^(


    By: Tayyaba Zareen

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