Distaclor/Distaclor MR

Distaclor/Distaclor MR

cefaclor

Manufacturer:

DKSH

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefaclor monohydrate
Indications/Uses
Otitis media, lower & upper resp tract infections. UTI, skin & skin structure infections, gonococcal urethritis. Sinusitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Distaclor Adult 250 mg 8 hrly. Severe infections or those caused by less susceptible organisms Double the dose. Max daily dose: 4 g. Childn 20 mg/kg body wt daily in divided doses 8 hrly. More serious infections: 40 mg/kg body wt daily, max: 1 g daily. Otitis media & pharyngitis Doses may be given bid. Distaclor MR tab Pharyngitis, tonsillitis, skin & skin structure infection 375 mg bid. Lower UTI 375 mg bid. Bronchitis 375 mg bid. Sinusitis, pneumonia 750 mg bid. Infection by S. pyogenes Duration ≥10 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Special Precautions
Penicillin-sensitive patients. Superinfection. History of GI disease. Renal impairment. Pregnancy, lactation.
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
Distaclor cap 250 mg
Packing/Price
100's
Form
Distaclor oral susp 250 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's
Form
Distaclor oral susp 125 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's
Form
Distaclor MR tab 375 mg
Packing/Price
10's
Form
Distaclor cap 500 mg
Packing/Price
100's
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