DURICEF (Cefadroxil) capsule is a cephalosporin-type antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections such as strep throat, skin, and urinary tract infections.

Cefadroxil may also be prescribed for certain penicillin-allergic patients who suffer from a heart condition and are undergoing a dental or upper respiratory tract procedure to prevent them from acquiring a heart valve infection.


For the treatment of the following infections when due to susceptible microorganisms:

  • Upper, and lower respiratory infections.
  • Skin and soft tissue infections.
  • Urinary tract infection.
  • Other infections: osteomyelitis and septic arthritis.

Package Contains:

Each package includes 12 capsules of DURICEF (500 mg).


Each capsule contains Cefadroxil Monohydrate equivalent to 500mg Cefadroxil U.S.P.


  • To be used as directed by the physician. For further details see information leaflets.


Overdosage may intensify the adverse effects, especially in patients prone to gastrointestinal disorders.


  • No antidote exists and treatment should be symptomatic.
  • For absorption of quantities greater than 250mg/ kg, it is recommended to perform emesis induction.


DURICEF is contraindicated in hypersensitivity to cefadroxil, to any of the excipients of the medicinal product, or to beta-lactam antibiotics.


  • Store at controlled room temperature (15-30°C).
  • Keep all medicine out of the reach of children.
  • For oral use only.


It is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline Pakistan Limited: https://pk.gsk.com

You can buy this drug online, by going to the link below: https://www.emeds.pk

By: Tayyaba Zareen