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Generic Name
Cefadroxil Monohydrate
Trade Name
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Risk Category
  • Controlled studies done on animals in reproduction do not indicate risk to the fetus.
  • No adequate and well-controlled studies done on pregnant women.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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  • Oral cephalosporin antibiotic.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • No fetal harm in animal studies.
  • Crosses the placenta.
  • Cephalosporins as a group are considered to be safe in pregnancy.
  • No well controlled human data for cefadroxil in pregnancy but no association with congenital malformations has been reported.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted into milk in small amount.
  • Safe in breast feeding.
  • Possible problems in exposed infants are modification of bowel flora and direct effects on infants.
  • Other Trade Names
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