Ceclor is a cephalosporin-type antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections.
Supplied: 250mg, 500 mg capsules, 375 mg tablets
How we use it: Typically, we use Ceclor to treat bacterial infections of the eyelids.
Dosage: The usual adult dose of cefaclor is 250-500 mg every 8 hours or 375-500 mg every 12 hours.
Administration: Ceclor may be taken without regard to meals; however, absorption is enhanced if administered at the start of a meal. To minimize the potential for gastrointestinal intolerance, Ceclor should be taken at the start of a meal.
Children: Safety and effectiveness of this product for use in infants less than 1 month of age have not been established.
Pregnancy: (category B) There are, however, no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Because animal reproduction studies are not always predictive of human response, this drug should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed.
Side Effects: The most common side effects are: diarrhea, itchy rash, oral thrush (white, furry, sore tongue or mouth), vaginal thrush (sore and itchy vagina and/or discharge). The above list includes the more common side effects. They are usually mild and short-lived.