February 8, 2008

What is Duricef used for?

Filed under: Uncategorized — robertprice @ 12:04 pm

Duricef (cephalosporin antibiotic) is used in the treatment of nose, throat, urinary tract, and skin infections that are caused by specific bacteria such as staph, strep, and E. coli.

Special warnings about Duricef

Before using Duricef tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding. Also let your doctor know if you have kidney disease or gastrointestinal disease, and if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine or dietary supplements. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to any of the ingredients that are present in Duricef (penicillin or cephalosporin antibiotics).

Dosage

Adults For urinary tract infections: The starting dose is 1 to 2 grams per day. For skin and skin structure infections: The starting dose is 1 gram per day for 10 days.

Children For urinary tract and skin infections, the usual dose 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 dose per day is 30 milligrams (per 2.2 pounds) of body weight in a single dose or 2 smaller doses. For strep throat, the dose should be taken for at least 10 days.

Duricef side effects

Diarrhea, inflammation of the bowel, nausea, redness and swelling of skin, skin rash and itching, vaginal inflammation, vomiting.

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