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- What brand names are available for cefprozil?
- Is cefprozil available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for cefprozil?
- What are the uses for cefprozil?
- What are the side effects of cefprozil?
- What is the dosage for cefprozil?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with cefprozil?
- Is cefprozil safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about cefprozil?
What is the dosage for cefprozil?
Cefprozil is taken once or twice daily, depending on the nature and severity of the infection. The recommended adult dose is 250-500 mg twice daily for 10 days. Pharyngitis and tonsillitis are treated with 500 mg once daily.
The maximum dose for ear infections and sinusitis in children 6 months to 12 year old is 30 mg /kg/day in 2 divided doses given every 12 hours (not to exceed 1000 mg/day).
ppharyngitisand tonsillitis, in children (2 -12 years old) are treated with 15 /kg/day in two divided doses every 12 hours while skin infections are treated with 20 mg/kg/day (not to exceed 1000 mg/day).
Which drugs or supplements interact with cefprozil?
Combining cefprozil with aminoglycosides (for example, tobramycin) produces additive bacterial killing effects but also may increase the risk of harmful effects to the kidney.
CCefprozil may cause false test results with some tests for sugar in the urine.
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