Axcel Cefaclor

Axcel Cefaclor

cefaclor

Manufacturer:

Kotra Pharma

Distributor:

Kotra Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefaclor monohydrate
Indications/Uses
Otitis media, upper & lower resp tract infections, UTI including pyelonephritis, cystitis, gonococcal urethritis, sinusitis, skin & soft tissue infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Cap Adult 250-500 mg 8 hrly. Bronchitis & pneumonia 250-500 mg tds. Sinusitis 250 mg tds for 10 days. Max: 4 g daily. Oral susp Childn 20 mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses. More serious infections, otitis media & infections caused by less susceptible organisms 40 mg/kg daily in divided doses. Max: 1 g daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity to penicillins. History of GI disease especially colitis. Prolonged use. Renal impairment. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitivity reactions, GI disturbances, eosinophilia, blood dyscrasias, transient increases in liver enzyme values, reversible interstitial nephritis, nervousness, sleep disturbances, dizziness, confusion, CNS toxicity.
Drug Interactions
Probenecid, oral anticoagulants.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DC04 - cefaclor ; Belongs to the class of second-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Axcel Cefaclor cap 500 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
Form
Axcel Cefaclor oral susp 125 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
(Fruity flavour) 60 mL x 1's
Form
Axcel Cefaclor cap 250 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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