Duricef vs Keflex

Duricef
(Rx)
Keflex
(Rx)
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Keflex is an link kb-display="Antibiotics"antibiotic/link.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for UTI
2.9
Concern level
2.0
Approval Date
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February 17, 1978
January 4, 1971
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
591 Discussions
23,042 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for UTI
Duricef is prescribed for UTI and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for UTI
#3 for Mastitis
#4 for Ear Infection
Keflex is prescribed for Infection and UTI and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dur
Allergy
6
Nausea
4
Tiredness
2
Anxiety
2
Diarrhea
2
Wounds
1
Cystic Acne
1
Bruise
1
Weight Loss
1
Diabetes
1
Kef
Allergy
10
Nausea
3
Tiredness
2
Diarrhea
2
Anxiety
1
Hives
1
Penicillin Allergy
1
Dizziness
1
Cramping
1
Numbness
1
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Kef
2
2
Anxiety
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Kef
2
1
Diarrhea
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Kef
2
2
Wounds
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Kef
1
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Cystic Acne
Dur
Kef
1
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Bruise
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Kef
1
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Weight Loss
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Kef
1
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Diabetes
Dur
Kef
1
0
Allergy
Kef
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10
6
Nausea
Kef
Dur
3
4
Tiredness
Kef
Dur
2
2
Diarrhea
Kef
Dur
2
2
Anxiety
Kef
Dur
1
2
Hives
Kef
Dur
1
0
Penicillin Allergy
Kef
Dur
1
0
Dizziness
Kef
Dur
1
0
Cramping
Kef
Dur
1
0
Numbness
Kef
Dur
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Duricef during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Keflex during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Duricef and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Keflex and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL, 500 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5mL
Capsule: 500 mg
Tablet: 1 gram
Capsule: 250 mg, 500 mg, 750 mg
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 500 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Cefadroxil Hydrate
Cephalexin Monohydrate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Duricef and Keflex: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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