Cefadroxil generic Gigacef (250mg) is broad-spectrum antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as urinary tract infection, skin and soft- tissue, pharynx (throat) and tonsils (tonsillitis). Gigacef (250mg) fights against the bacteria present in the body.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Gigacef (250mg) may be prescribed
â€¢ Most Common :
Diarrhea, blood in stools, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and rash.
â€¢ Allergic reactions :
Itching, hives, difficulty in breathing or swallowing and wheezing.
â€¢ Miscellaneous :
Unusual bleeding or bruising, sore throat and vaginal infections.
Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)
The recommended adult dose is 1 or 2 grams daily as a single dose or in two divided doses. The recommended dose for children is 30 mg/kg/day as a single dose or two divided doses.
How to use Gigacef (250mg)?
It comes as a tablet, capsule and liquid to take by mouth with food.
When is Gigacef (250mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)
Warnings and Precautions for Gigacef (250mg)
â€¢ Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver disease, colitis, or stomach problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.
Patient may experience diarrhea, blood in stools or stomach pain; if it so consult with your doctor.
Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may cause secondary infection.
Other Precautions for Gigacef (250mg)
Avoid excess dosage.
Storage Conditions for Gigacef (250mg)
Store it at room temperature.
Schedule : H Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.
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