Cefradine treats many types of infections of the respiratory and urinary tracts and of the skin and soft tissues.
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Uses of Cefradine
Cefradine is used in the treatment of:
- Escherichia coli Infections
- Klebsiella Infections
- Proteus Infections
- Respiratory Tract Infections
- Skin Diseases, Bacterial
- Soft Tissue Infections
- Staphylococcal Infections
- Streptococcal Infections
- Urinary Tract Infections
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Cefradine Brand Names
Cefradine may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Cefradine Drug Class
Cefradine is part of the drug class:
This is not a complete list of Cefradinedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Cefradine and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Cefradine falls into category B:
There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Cefradine. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Cefradine, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.
Take cefradine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Cefradine dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Cefradine is available in the following doses:
- Cephradine 125 Mg/5 Ml Oral Powder For Reconstitution
- Cephradine 250 Mg Oral Capsule
- Cephradine 250 Mg/5 Ml Oral Powder For Reconstitution
- Cephradine 500 Mg Oral Capsule
Forms of Medication
Cefradine is available in the following forms:
- Injectable Solution
- Oral Capsule
- Oral Suspension