Sifaclor

Sifaclor

cefaclor

Manufacturer:

Siam Bheasach

Distributor:

Siam Pharmaceutical
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefaclor monohydrate
Indications/Uses
Otitis media & lower resp tract infections caused by Strep pneumoniae, H. influenzae, M. catarrhalis, S. aureus, UTI, upper resp tract, skin & skin structure infections, gonococcal urethritis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 250 mg 8 hrly. Severe infections or those caused by less susceptible organisms Dosage may be doubled. Max daily dose: 4 g. Childn 20 mg/kg/day in divided dose, 8 hrly. More serious infections, otitis media, infections caused by less susceptible organisms 40 mg/kg/day. Max daily dose: 1 g.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Special Precautions
Penicillin-sensitive patients. Superinfection. Impaired renal function. Pregnancy, lactation. History of GI disease.
Adverse Reactions
Allergic reactions. GI side effects. Rarely, pseudomembranous colitis, eosinophilia, Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
Drug Interactions
Probenecid. Oral anticoagulants. Bacteriostatic antibiotics may reduce cephalosporin effectiveness.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DC04 - cefaclor ; Belongs to the class of second-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Sifaclor cap 250 mg
Packing/Price
100's
Form
Sifaclor susp 125 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's
Form
Sifaclor cap 500 mg
Packing/Price
100's
Form
Sifaclor susp 250 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's
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