Cefadroxil

Monday, April 20, 2009

Cefadroxil is a broad-spectrum, bactericidal antibiotic which is effective against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacterial infections. It is also known as Curisafe. Cefadroxil is a first generation cephalosporin.

Cefadroxil is used against infections of the urinary tract, skin and soft- tissue, pharynx (throat), and tonsillitis caused by bacteria that are susceptible to its effects such as the bacteria Streptococcus pyogenes.