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What is the definition or description of: Cefaclor allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cefaclor allergy?

Cefaclor allergy: Cefaclor is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. Symptoms of Cefaclor allergy may include: Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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What is the definition or description of: Ceclor allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Ceclor allergy?

Ceclor allergy?: Ceclor (Cefaclor) is an antibacterial medication that is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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Can you take cefaclor if you have a penicillin allergy?

Can you take cefaclor if you have a penicillin allergy?

See below: Depends on your pcn allergy
2-3 % cross allergy
usually ok
be careful if you have a bad reaction to pcn. ...Read more

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Allergic to ceclor,sulfa as a baby. Recently prescribed amox-severe reaction. Could it just be allergy or something else?HIV?tested-7mos post risk

Allergic to ceclor,sulfa as a baby. Recently prescribed amox-severe reaction. Could it just be allergy or something else?HIV?tested-7mos post risk

Most likeltyPenicill: Celcor is a cephalosporin and it shares a chemical structure similar to penicillin (Ampicillin and Amoxicillin are penicillins). You can be allergic to both Ceclor and penicillin
However, not seeing or having a better description of the reaction you had, makes my answer above not conclusive ...Read more

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If allergic to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) & Ceclor, is allergy to all sulfa drugs & cephalosporins assumed?

If allergic to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) & Ceclor, is allergy to all sulfa drugs & cephalosporins assumed?

Only if true allergy: Often, a side effect to a particular drug may by mistaken as an allergic reaction to a drug. If what you have experienced is a true allergic reaction, then you should avoid these types of drugs. ...Read more

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34 year-old woman with a 2-year history of recurrent rashes of small areas of itchy little papules, on the legs and then arms, despite treatment.....?

34 year-old woman with a 2-year history of recurrent rashes of small areas of itchy little papules, on the legs and then arms, despite treatment.....?

See Derm: YOu need to consult a skin specialist who may consider doing a skin biopsy to find out the cause if possible. Even if the cause may not be found, there are usually effective treatments. In the meanwhile, try applying skin moisturizer at least 1x daily ...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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Will cefaclor cause you to retain water?

Will  cefaclor cause you to retain water?

Cefaclor: Not to my knowledge. It can however cause diarrhea. ...Read more

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What's the use of cefaclor sustain -realease?

What's the use of cefaclor sustain -realease?

Cefaclor: cefaclor sustain -release is a cephalosporin antibiotic in which the medication is released over an extended period of time. It is used to treat bacteria. ...Read more

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Do Ceclor tablets stop oral thrush?

Do Ceclor tablets stop oral thrush?

No: They may actually cause thrush. Thrush is often cause by use of antibiotics which kill off normal oral bacteria and allow the fungus to overgrow. ...Read more

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Should i consult my doctor before taking cefaclor?

Should i consult my doctor before taking cefaclor?

Yes: Ceclor or Cefaclor can only be obtained legally with a doctor's prescription. You should not take another person's medicine. If you believe you need an antibiotic you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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If I am allergic to ceclor, can I take amoxicillin?

If I am allergic to ceclor, can I take amoxicillin?

Not a good idea : There has been cross over allergy reactions between Ceclor and amoxicillin. Contact your doctor before taking this medication. ...Read more

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I was allergic to ceclor as a baby I am 27 and was prescribed penicillin. Is it ok to take it? My pharmacist seemed worried so now I am scared

I was allergic to ceclor as a baby I am 27 and was prescribed penicillin. Is it ok to take it? My pharmacist seemed worried so now I am scared

Pharmacist is right: To be extra cautious, you can still not be allergic to penicillin, or even ceclor, as with some people drug allergies wane with time, even if it was a true allergic reaction, but most of the time it is just a rash, ceclor is known for it, or viral rash. At any rate, kindly ask your prescriber for an alternative, if none, and it is an absolute necessity, see an allergist for evaluation, good luck ...Read more

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Are there penicillin, amoxicillin or Ceclor (cefaclor) in inhalers?

Are there penicillin, amoxicillin or Ceclor (cefaclor) in inhalers?

No: These drugs do not come in inhalers normally. They can sometimes be mixed and vaporized specially in order to deliver them to the lungs in patients that are really sick or have cystic fibrosis. Also, it can be nebulized for use in sinuses. ...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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Is amoxicillin in the Ceclor family?

No: Amoxicillin is a type of penicillin. Ceclor is a type of cephalosporin. Penicillins and cephalosporins are both beta-lactam antibiotics. ...Read more

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If allergic to Ceclor can I take penicillin?

If allergic to Ceclor can I take penicillin?

Probably, but..: It would be safer to get testing to penicillin before taking ceclor. On the other hand, if the reaction was that of joint ache, fatigue, fever etc from ceclor, it would be highly unlikely for you to react to penicillin. ...Read more

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Is cefaclor ok if you are allergic to penicilin?

Probably: Cefaclor belongs to a class of antibiotics called cephalosporins, which have a chemical structure similar, but different, to penicillin. Patients with penicillin allergy with react to the first generation of cephalosporins in roughly 10% of cases. However, the newer the cephalosporin, the less it cross-reacts with penicillin. Cefaclor is 2nd-generation, thus the risk should be lower. ...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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I'm alergic to pennicilin and ceclor. Can I still take hydroxycut?

I'm alergic to pennicilin and ceclor. Can I still take hydroxycut?

No one should: There were some real safety issues with the formula before 2009, reported to fda; -associated with liver problems; some people needed liver transplants. Also muscle porblems. Reformulated but co. Hasn't produced good data re: safety, effectiveness.There are other, safer, better methods for long-term weight loss and maintenance of weight loss. ...Read more

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What would happen if I were to ingest Ceclor if I am allergic to it?

What would happen if I were to ingest Ceclor if I am allergic to it?

Rash: The most likely reaction to Ceclor is what is commonly called a "serum sickness" type reaction characterized by rash, fever, joint pain and occasionally fever. ...Read more

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22 mths 9.6 kg daughtr had sever throt infctn 6 dys ago. She is on antibtc Ceclor for 5 dys. Fevr was down but tonit it is 103 again. Pl advice. ?

22 mths 9.6 kg daughtr had sever throt infctn 6 dys ago. She is on antibtc Ceclor for 5 dys. Fevr was down but tonit it is 103 again. Pl advice. ?

10DaysCeclorForStrep: It is not unusual as you have to give Antibiotics for a total of 10 days for Strep infection to be cleared.You can give Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever and continue Ceclor.But if fever persists consult your Pediatrician and get her rechecked.
Is she being treated for confirmed Strep Infection by quick strep test.If not call your Pediatrician now. ...Read more

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Possible to have an allergic reaction to Ceclor and amoxicillin?

Possible to have an allergic reaction to Ceclor and amoxicillin?

Yes: Allergies to penicillins (including amoxicillin) are more common than allergies to cephalosporins (including ceclor), but you can be allergic to either or both. A small percentage of people who have penicillin allergies are also allergic to cephalosporins. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take cefaclor if I am alergic to other antibiotics?

Is it safe to take cefaclor if I am alergic to other  antibiotics?

Maybe: If you are allergic to penicillins or to a class of antibiotics called cephalosporins you should talk to your doctor before taking cefaclor. ...Read more

Cefaclor Allergy (Definition)

Cefaclor is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. Symptoms of Cefaclor allergy may include: Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, ...Read more


Dr. Kenneth Rand
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Cefaclor (Definition)

Cefaclor is a second generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more