Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet

Brand Name Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet
Salt Composition Cefadroxil (500mg) + Probenecid (500mg)
Strength 500mg + 500mg
Product Form Tablet
Pack 10 Tablets in 1 Strip
Storage Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Category Antibiotic
Country of Origin India
Manufacturer Solitaire Pharmacia Pvt Ltd
Manufacturer/Marketer AddressSolitaire Pharmacia Pvt Ltd, Plot No. 73, 1st Floor, Industrial Area Phase 2, Chandigarh - 160002, India.
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M.R.P : Rs.46.50    

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10 Tablets in 1 Strip

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    Medical Description of Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet

    The Mydrox 500mg/500mg tablet contains Cefadroxil and Probenecid used to treat conditions like Urinary tract infection, Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis, Skin, and soft tissue infections, and Impetigo. Cefadroxil is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections. Mainly bacterial infections target the ear, eyes, nose, throat, lungs, skin, gastrointestinal tract, and urinary tract. Probenecid is a uricosuric that helps to increase the effect of Cefadroxil. The combination of this medicine helps to fight against the infection that is caused by bacteria. This medicine is not used for common flu and cold symptoms that occur due to viral infections. This medicine is commonly prescribed for cough and colds caused by bacterial infections.


    Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet Uses

    It is used in the treatment of the following conditions as Urinary tract infection, Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis, Skin, and soft tissue infections, and Impetigo.


    Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet Benefits

    Bacterial infections:

    Bacterial infection occurs when bacteria enter your body and start multiplying which may cause tissue damage and make you sick. Mostly it is caused by Staphylococcus and Streptococcus organisms. The bacterial diseases are cholera, bacterial meningitis, tetanus, gonorrhea, pneumonia, and syphilis. Symptoms include fever, chills, and sweats, inflamed lymph nodes, headache, diarrhea, abdominal pain

    Urinary tract infection

    It is a type of infection that affects the urethra, kidneys, and bladder. It is caused by Escherichia coli (E.coli). Symptoms include abdominal pain, frequent urination, dysuria, blood in urine, foul-smell while urinating

    Acute bronchitis

    It is a viral infection that causes inflammation in the bronchial tubes. It is mostly caused by rhinovirus, adenovirus, influenza A and B, and parainfluenza virus. Symptoms include cough, fatigue, breathing difficulty, fever and chills, and chest discomfort.

    Bone and joint infection

    Bone infection is also called Osteomyelitis. It is caused by bacteria called staphylococcus which travels through the bloodstream to the weak area in a bone. Symptoms include fever, pain, fatigue, tenderness, redness, and warmth.

    Lower respiratory tract infections:

    Infection in the lungs especially in the lower airways Common infections are Bronchiolitis and Pneumonia which are caused by Streptococcus pneumonia. Symptoms include runny nose, dry cough, sore throat, low-grade fever, and headache.

    Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis

    Infection of the swelling and soreness in the throat and tonsils is called pharyngitis and tonsillitis. The infection that affects both throat and tonsil is called pharyngotonsillitis. It is caused by bacteria.

    Impetigo

    It is a contagious skin infection caused by staphylococcus or streptococcus bacteria called Impetigo. This medicine is used to treat this bacterial infection.


    Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet Indication

    The Mydrox 500mg/500mg tablet are prescribed in the following indications as Urinary tract infection, Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis, Skin, and soft tissue infections, and Impetigo.


    Mechanism of action of Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet

    The Mydrox 500mg/500mg tablet contains Cefadroxil and Probenecid is a combination of two medicines. Cefadroxil is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic that produces its action by preventing bacterial cell wall synthesis which is essential for the growth of bacteria and also prevents the spreading of infections. Probenecid is a uricosuric agent which produces its action by increasing the effectiveness of Cefadroxil by decreasing its urine passage.


    How Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet works

    The Mydrox 500mg/500mg tablet contains Cefadroxil and Probenecid is a combination of two medicines. Cefadroxil is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic that produces its action by preventing bacterial cell wall synthesis which is essential for the growth of bacteria and also prevents the spreading of infections. Probenecid is a uricosuric agent which produces its action by increasing the effectiveness of Cefadroxil by decreasing its urine passage.


    Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet Contraindication

    • Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to Cefadroxil and Probenecid
    • Kindly avoid this medicine if you are having hepatic and renal impairment, Seizures
    • The use of this medicine may cause Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia
    • It is contraindicated to use this medicine if you have uric acid kidney stones, acute gouty arthritis, and blood dyscrasias
    • Kindly avoid consuming this medicine if you are receiving a small or large dose of aspirin


    Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet Side Effects

    • Loss of appetite
    • GI upset
    • Flushing
    • Aplastic anemia
    • Hemolytic anemia
    • Nephrotic syndrome
    • Hepatic necrosis
    • Diarrhea
    • Abdominal pain
    • Indigestion
    • Pseudomembranous colitis
    • Stevens-Johnson syndrome
    • Transaminases increased
    • Neutropenia
    • Urticaria


    FAQs for Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet

    • How long should I take the Mydrox 500mg/500mg tablet?

    Usually, this medicine starts to work as soon as after taking it. But it may take some days to kill the microbes

    • Are the Mydrox 500mg/500mg tablet are effective?

    Yes, it is considered effective when you have taken the medication as per the dose and duration advised by the doctor. If you stop the medicine without completing the course of treatment it may worsen the conditions

    • What if I do not get better after using the Mydrox 500mg/500mg tablet?

    If you do not feel better after completing the full course of treatment kindly inform your doctor.


    Precautions and general warning of Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet

    Alcohol

    The use of alcohol may produce harmful effects while you are receiving this treatment. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Driving or operating machinery

    It is considered unsafe to drive while you are receiving this medicine it may affect your ability to drive. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Pregnancy

    Less information is available regarding the use of this medicine during pregnancy. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Breast Feeding

    The use of this medicine is considered safe during breastfeeding because it does not excrete via breast milk. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Kidney Problem

    The medicine should be used with caution in patients with renal impairment. The use of this medicine required dose modification. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Liver Disease

    It is considered safe to use this medicine for patients who have liver dysfunction. It does not require dose modification. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    How to Take Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet

    The Tablet is taken orally with or without food but it is better to take this medicine in a fixed time. You should not chew, cut or crush the tablet. Take this medicine as per the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Follow the direction mentioned within the label if you probably did not understand the appliance kindly ask your doctor or pharmacist to elucidate in detail. Do not withdraw the medicine when you feel better kindly complete the course of treatment to avoid reoccurrence.


    Use of Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet in Adult

    It is considered to be safe to use this medicine in an adult patient if the drug is prescribed by a doctor. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet in children

    The Mydrox 500mg/500mg tablet is not prescribed in children who are below 2 years old. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet in Elderly Patients

    The Mydrox 500mg/500mg tablet should be used with caution in patients with an elderly age group, which leads to developing further medical problems, leads to worsening the patient's health conditions. Kindly consult with your doctor. Dose modification or replacement is required based on the medical conditions of the patient.


    Other general warnings

    • Therapy should be administered with caution if you have a history of penicillin allergy and gastrointestinal disease
    • Long-term use may cause bacterial or fungal overgrowth
    • The use of this medicine may cause Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia, kindly discontinue the treatment if you have anemia
    • Therapy should be administered with caution in patients with G6PD deficiency because it may increase the risk of developing hemolytic anemia


    Talk to your doctor if

    • You have a history of gastrointestinal disease
    • You are not responding to the treatment
    • You are having any concomitant diseases


    General instructions

    The Mydrox 500mg/500mg tablet contains Cefadroxil and Probenecid used to treat conditions like Urinary tract infection, Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis, Skin, and soft tissue infections, and Impetigo. Cefadroxil is an antibiotic used to treat infections. Mainly bacterial infections target the ear, eyes, nose, throat, lungs, skin, gastrointestinal tract, and urinary tract. Probenecid is a uricosuric that helps to increase the effect of Cefadroxil. The combination of this medicine helps to fight against the infection that is caused by bacteria.


    Drug Interaction of Mydrox 500mg/500mg Tablet

    Drug-Drug Interaction

    BCG vaccine live

    The use of this drug is contraindicated because the use of medicine decreases the effect of the BCG vaccine live by pharmacodynamic antagonism

    Cholera vaccine

    Use alternative drugs, because the use of the cholera vaccine with antibiotics may activate the vaccine strain. So, avoid receiving this combination of medicines before 14 days of vaccination

    Estradiol:

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of cefadroxil will decrease the effect of estradiol by altering the intestinal flora and it also lowers the risk of contraceptive failure

    Furosemide:

    The use of cefadroxil increase the toxicity of furosemide by pharmacodynamic synergism and it also increases the risk of developing nephrotoxicity

    Aspirin:

    The use of cefadroxil will increase the effect of aspirin by acidic drug competition for renal tubular clearance.

    Ketorolac

    The use of this medicine is contraindicated because the use of probenecid may increase the effect of ketorolac by decreasing its renal clearance

    Cephalexin

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of cephalexin may increase the effect of probenecid by acidic drug competition for renal tubular clearance.

    Drug-Food Interaction

    The food may increase the effect of the drug in your body so it is advised to take this medicine with food to increase the absorption

    Drug-Disease Interaction

    Colitis

    This medicine kills the good helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. This drug should be used caution in patients with gastrointestinal disease, especially colitis (swelling of the colon inner lining). It leads to worsening the patient’s health condition.

    Kidney disease

    This medicine is filtered by the kidneys and passes through the urine. Then it leads to the risk of kidney damage. It should be used with caution in a patient with kidney disease. Inform your doctor and then take. Based on the patient's condition, dose adjustment is needed.

    Seizures

    Using this medicine is needs caution in patients with seizures or fits. Inform the doctor, then will do dose adjustment if necessary to take this medicine with seizure medications.

    Diarrhea

    This medicine kills the good helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. It leads to worsening the patient’s health condition. Better to take probiotics with this medicine to avoid diarrhea.

    Uric acid nephrolithiasis

    It is contraindicated to use probenecid in patients who are having uric acid nephrolithiasis because the use of probenecid enhances lithiasis by increasing the concentration of uric acid in the renal tubules.


    Over Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor don’t overdose on the medicine. If you have taken an overdose of this medicine immediately meet the doctor and rush to the nearby hospital.


    Missed Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor. Do not skip the medicine, if you forgot to take the medicine or missed the dose. It is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Don’t take the extra dose take the regular dose immediately. Don’t use the two-dose at one time (Double Dose).


    Storage and Disposal

    • Stored at 10-30°C room temperature.
    • Protect from light and heat.
    • Keep away from children and pets. Otherwise, it becomes toxic to them.
    • Disposed of properly in a suitable bag.


    Fast Tag

    The Mydrox 500mg/500mg tablet contains Cefadroxil and Probenecid used to treat conditions like Urinary tract infection, Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis, Skin, and soft tissue infections, and Impetigo.

    Cefadroxil is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections. It blocks the bacterial cell wall synthesis which is essential for bacterial growth. Probenecid is a uricosuric drug used to increase the effectiveness of Cefadroxil and decreases its elimination through urine. This drug combination together prevents the infection effectively.

    This medicine is not used for common flu and cold symptoms. And not treat viral infections. This medicine is commonly prescribed for cough and colds caused by bacterial and parasitic infections.

    This medicine is contraindicated to allergic symptoms such as skin rash, itching, swelling, and breathing difficulties.