Medicine Overview of Ceclor Capsule
Ceclor 500mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
. It is used in serious bacterial infections of various body parts like urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Injection site reaction, Increased liver enzymes, Diarrhoea.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ceclor 500mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Ceclor 500mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.
In Depth Information on Ceclor Capsule
Your doctor has prescribed Ceclor 500mg Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
- Discontinue Ceclor 500mg Capsule and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
If you're on blood thinners, Ceclor 500mg Capsule can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
Ceclor Capsule related warnings
Ceclor 500mg Capsule may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Ceclor 500mg Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Ceclor 500mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Ceclor 500mg Capsule, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
It is not known whether Ceclor 500mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Ceclor 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ceclor 500mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Ceclor 500mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Ceclor 500mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Frequently asked questions about Ceclor Capsule
Q. Is cefaclor or Ceclor penicillin, cephalosporin, or sulfa drug?
Cefaclor or Ceclor (brand name for cefaclor) does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic
Both Ceclor and cephalexin belongs to the different class, i.e. cephalexin or Keflex (brand name for cephalexin) is first generation cephalosporin whereas Ceclor is second generation cephalosporin. Their effect may vary upon individual conditions or response
Q. Can I take paracetamol or Panadol with cefaclor?
You can take paracetamol or Panadol (brand name for paracetamol) with cefaclor
Ceclor can affect the birth control effect of contraceptive pill
Yes, Ceclor can be used in patients with G6PD deficiency. Please consult your doctor before use
No, Ceclor is not effective in treatment of chlamydia infection.
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Taking Ceclor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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