Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Cefadroxil

Contributor(s): Lauren Trepanier

Introduction

Name

  • Cefadroxil.

Class of drug

  • First generation cephalosporin antibiotic.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • Bactericidal activity may be affected by the concomitant use of bacteriostatic agents (eg erythromycin   Erythromycin  , tetracycline   Tetracycline  ).
  • Increased risk of nephrotoxicity if cephalosporins are used with amphotericin   Amphotericin B  or loop diuretics (eg furosemide   Furosemide  ); monitor renal function.
  • Probenecid reduces the excretion of cephalosporins.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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