Infectious Disease Compendium

Cefadroxil (Duracef®, Duricef®, Ultracef®)

Dosing

CrCl Formula

CrCl > 80: 500 - 1000 mg po q 12 - 24 h.

CrCl 80-50: 500 - 1000 mg po q 12 - 24 h.

CrCl 50-10: 500 mg po q 12 - 24 h.

CrCl < 10: 500 mg q 36.

Hemodialysis: 500 - 1000 mg after.

Peritoneal dialysis: no data.

Important side effects

Important drug interactions

Rants and Screeds

Pearls

Treatment of choice

Use for

Pharyngitis - streptococcal, Pneumonia, Bronchitis, COPD exacerbation, Cellulitis, Pneumonia.

Don't use for

Class

First generation cephalosporin.