Uniclor 500mg Capsule

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Composition for Uniclor 500mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Kidney
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Medicine Overview of Uniclor Capsule

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Uses of Uniclor Capsule

Uniclor 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.
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Side effects of Uniclor Capsule

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Uniclor Capsule

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Uniclor 500mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Uniclor Capsule works

Uniclor 500mg capsule is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It prevents bacteria from making their own protective cell wall. This causes the bacteria to rupture and finally death.

In Depth Information on Uniclor Capsule

Expert advice for Uniclor Capsule

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Uniclor immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Uniclor 500mg Capsule
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Uniclor 500mg Capsule may cause symptoms such as flushing, i
ncreased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Uniclor 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Uniclor 500mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Huma
n 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.
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Driving
It is not known whether Uniclor 500mg Capsule alters the abi
lity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Uniclor 500mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nodosis 500mg Tablet, Sodapill 500mg Tablet, Magflux Syrup, Nodosis 1000mg/15ml Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefaclor, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Uniclor 500mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Cefaclor

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 Uniclor and cephalexin belongs to the different class, i.e. cephalexin or Keflex (brand name for cephalexin) is first generation cephalosporin whereas Uniclor 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
Uniclor can affect the birth control effect of contraceptive pill
Yes, Uniclor can be used in patients with G6PD deficiency. Please consult your doctor before use
No, Uniclor is not effective in treatment of chlamydia infection.
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