Ceclobid

Ceclobid

cefaclor

Manufacturer:

EL Lab

Distributor:

Cathay YSS

Marketer:

YSS
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefaclor monohydrate
Indications/Uses
Lower resp tract infections, including pneumonia, acute bronchitis, acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, upper resp tract infections, including pharyngitis & tonsilitis, UTI, including pyelonephritis & cystitis, skin & soft tissue infections, otitis media, sinusitis & gonococcal urethritis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & adolescent 250-500 mg 8 hrly up to 4 g daily. Childn >5 yr 250 mg tid, 1-5 yr 125 mg tid, >1 mth 20 mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses. Max: 40 mg/kg, but not exceeding 1 g. Bronchitis & pneumonia 250 mg tid. Sinusitis 250 mg tid for 10 days. Acute gonococcal urethritis in male & female 3 g as a single dose in combination w/ 1 g probenecid. Serious infections, otitis media & infections caused by less susceptible organisms 40 mg/kg/day in divided doses. Max: 1 g/day.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Special Precautions
Prolonged used may result in overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms. Pseudomembranous colitis. Penicillin-sensitive patients; history of allergy. Monitor renal & hematological status during prolonged & high-dose therapy. Contains tartrazine which may cause allergic reactions in susceptible persons.
Adverse Reactions
Skin rashes, urticaria, eosinophilia, fever, serum sickness-like anaphylactic reactions, acute interstitial nephritis.
Drug Interactions
May give false +ve reactions for glucose using copper-reduction reactions.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DC04 - cefaclor ; Belongs to the class of second-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Ceclobid powd for oral susp 250 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's (P383.88/bottle)
Form
Ceclobid powd for oral susp 50 mg/mL
Packing/Price
20 mL x 1's;30 mL x 1's (P250.6/bottle)
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