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Cefaclor, Ceclor


Cefaclor is an antibiotic, 2nd generation cephalosporin


antibiotic, 2nd generation cephalosporin


Bacteroides sp., Citrobacter diversus, cystitis, Escherichia coli, Haemophilus influenzae (º-lactamase negative), Haemophilus influenzae (º-lactamase positive), Klebsiella pneumoniae, lower respiratory tract infections, Moraxella catarrhalis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, otitis media, Peptococcus sp., Peptostreptococcus sp., pharyngitis, pneumonia, Propionibacterium acnes, Proteus mirabilis, Providencia sp., pyelonephritis, Shigella sp., sinusitis, skin and skin structure infections, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Streptococcus agalactiae (group B streptococci), Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes (group A º-hemolytic streptococci), tonsillitis, upper respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infection (UTI),

Side Effects

abdominal pain, anemia, diarrhea, dizziness, dyspepsia, glossitis, headache, leukopenia, malaise, nausea/vomiting, neutropenia, pseudomembranous colitis, seizures, serum sickness,

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions

Positive interactions:

Lactobacillus acidophilus
Probiotics replace normal intestinal bacteria, which may reduce the side effect of diarrhea associated with antibiotics.

Sacchromyces boulardii
Sacchromyces boulardii may prevent antibiotic-related diarrhea.

Vitamin K
Antibiotics may cause vitamin K deficiency by destroying the beneficial bacteria that produce it.




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