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Dr. Kenneth Rand
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Cefaclor (Overview)

Cefaclor is a second generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


Dr. Kenneth Rand
53 doctors shared insights

Cefaclor (Overview)

Cefaclor is a second generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Anyone know the shelf life of cefaclor?

On the bottle: The bottle should indicate the expiration date. Cefaclor tablets or capsules should be stored in cool dry conditions. Cefaclor liquid should be refrigerated. ...Read more

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My vagina is really itchy and im taking an antibiotic cefaclor. Is this an allergic reaction?

My vagina is really itchy and im taking an antibiotic cefaclor. Is this an allergic reaction?

Yeast infection: The antibiotic could possibly be causing the normal, protective bacteria in the vagina to be overcome which could cause yeast to develop. It is not uncommon to prescribe an anti-yeast medicine to patients when they are exposed to antibiotics in order to prevent the overgrowth and symptoms (itching) from yeast. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use cefaclor(liquid) after the expiration date?

Not recommended : Expired medicines usually lose effectiveness but do not become harmful. It is not recommended that you use it if you want it to be efficacious. ...Read more

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Is cefaclor used to treat ear pain?

Is cefaclor used to treat ear pain?

Ear infection: Cefaclor (brand name ceclor) is commonly used to treat middle ear infections (those that occur behind the ear drum). There are many causes of pain in the ear that are not related to infection - especially throat, jaw, dental and sinus problems - and many of these will not respond to Ceclor or other antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is cefaclor effective for stomach infections?

Is cefaclor effective for stomach infections?

Probably not: Cefaclor is usually inidcated for respiratory and skin infections. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking Ceclor medicine?

What are the side effects of taking Ceclor medicine?

Side effects ceclor: Most common side effect is allergic rash with itching, joint pais or anaphylaxis which is an emergency.Other side effects are gastrointestinal, like abdominal cramps, nausea&vomiting &diarrhea, liver toxicity with elevated liver enzymes, decrease in white cells, platlets, eosinophilia and aplastic anemia and hemolytic anemia..Toxic epidermal necrolysis, interstitial nephritis.Confusion, hallucinations. ...Read more

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Been diagnosed with viral pharyngitis, taking cefaclor, can I drink a hot toddy tea with liquor?

Been diagnosed with viral pharyngitis, taking cefaclor, can I drink a hot toddy tea with liquor?

Viral pharyngitis?: If it's truly viral pharyngitis, there's no need for the antibiotic (unless there was a bacterial superinfection as well). Liquor may numb the discomfort, but alcohol dries the throat, which the body tries to remedy by producing more mucus. Tea with lemon & honey might be a better choice. ...Read more

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