Cefaclor 500 mg. 16 capsules
Cefaclor 500 mg. 16 capsules
WHAT cefaclor alkaloids AND WHAT IT IS USED
Cefaclor Alkaloid is an antibiotic belonging to a group of drugs called cephalosporins, which act by destroying certain bacteria that cause infections.
Cefaclor Alkaloid are used to treat these infections, which are caused by the cefaclor - sensitive bacteria:
tonsillitis and throat;
bronchitis and pneumonia;
cystitis and urinary tract infections;
infections of skin and soft tissue.
2 BEFORE YOU TAKE cefaclor alkaloids
Do not take cefaclor Alkaloid:
if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to cefaclor, penicillin or cephalosporin antibiotics.
Take special care with cefaclor Alkaloid if:
have ever had an allergic reaction to antibiotics such as penicillin or cephalosporins, or other type of medication (an allergic reaction may include rash, itching, swelling, unusual joint pain or difficulty breathing);
have or have had severe gastro-intestinal disorders accompanied by vomiting and diarrhea (especially colitis);
have kidney problems or are on dialysis.
Prolonged or repeated administration of cefaclor Alkaloid can lead to secondary infections (superinfection) and the development of resistant microorganisms and fungi, forming a white deposits in the oral mucosa, or causing a change in vaginal contents.
Alkaloid cefaclor may interact with some tests for sugar in urine.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
It is essential if you are taking any of the following medicines:
oral anticoagulants (blood thinners) as cefaclor strengthens their anticoagulation activity;
probenecid (a medicine for the treatment of gout), as it increases the plasma levels of cefaclor.
Taking Alkaloid cefaclor with food and drink
Most preferably cefaclor Alkaloid be taken one hour before or at least 2 hours after a meal.
Pregnancy and lactation
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.
During pregnancy, cefaclor can be applied only when a clear need.
The effect on the nursing infant has not been studied. During breastfeeding cefaclor be used with caution.
Driving and using machines
Cefaclor no effect on ability to drive and use machines.
3 HOW TO TAKE cefaclor alkaloids
Always take cefaclor Alkaloid exactly as your doctor tells you. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Cefaclor is administered orally.
In severe infections, the recommended dose is 500 mg every 8 hours. The maximum dose of 4 g per day.
Infection with beta-hemolytic streptococci have to be treated for at least 10 days.
As with adults.
In children, it is recommended the suspension cefaclor Alkaloid.
If you take more than the amount of cefaclor Alkaloid
If you take more than you should, immediately contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Toxic symptoms of an overdose of cefaclor include nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, and diarrhea. Severity of epigastric pain and diarrhea are dose-dependent.
If you forget to take cefaclor Alkaloid
Do not take a double dose to make up for lost.
In case of failure of the intake, the next dose should be taken as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, the missed dose should be skipped and the treatment should continue the established pattern.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4 POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, cefaclor Alkaloid can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Possible side effects that have been reported are classified based on the following frequency categories:
Common side effects (likely to occur in 1 to 10 in every 100 patients):
allergic skin reactions (eg. reddening skin burning sensation - rash, pruritus, urticaria, exanthema);
rash similar to measles (measles-like exanthema);
Uncommon side effects (likely to occur in 1 to 10 out of 1000 patients):
changes in the number of blood cells (reversible neutropenia, agranulocytosis, hemolytic anemia, and aplastic anemia);
serum sickness - erythema multiforme (other manifestations of redness of the skin) or above skin reactions, accompanied by symptoms such as joint arthritis / arthralgia, with or without fever;
increase in serum liver enzymes (transaminases, alkaline phosphatase).
Rare side effects (likely to occur in 1 to 10 in every 10,000 patients):
nausea and vomiting. As with other broad spectrum antibiotics, may cause colitis, including pseudomembranous colitis;
insomnia, confusion, hallucinations and somnolence, reversible hyperactivity, agitation, irritability, hypertension, dizziness;
Rare cases of liver cell damage (hepatitis) and disorder swelling of bile (jaundice);
kidney inflammation (interstitial nephritis), which passes after the end of therapy;
mild transient increases in BUN or serum creatinine;
Candidiasis (yeast infection, which produces white deposits in the mouth or which may cause a change in the vaginal content, which causes itching);
severe hypersensitivity reactions, which can be expressed by a fall in blood pressure to life-threatening shock, swelling of the face, lips and throat, wheezing or difficulty breathing (these events occurred more frequently in patients allergic to penicillin);
Rare cases of severe skin manifestations of life-threatening systemic reactions (Stevens-Johnson, toxic epidermal necrolysis).
Very rare side effects (likely to occur in less than 1 in 10,000 patients):
changes in the number of white blood cells (thrombocytopenia, eosinophilia, lymphocytosis, and leukopenia). These reactions reluctance normalize spontaneously after treatment;
lymphadenopathy (damage to the lymph nodes) and proteinuria (presence of protein in the urine).
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5 HOW TO STORE cefaclor
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not use cefaclor Alkaloid after the expiry date stated on the package (for expiry date abbreviation used). The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not store above 25 ° C.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
6 FURTHER INFORMATION
Alkaloid contents cefaclor
The active substance is cefaclor. Each capsule contains 500 mg of cefaclor (as cefaclor monohydrate 524.48 mg).
The other ingredients are starch, pregelatinized, magnesium stearate, dimethicone, hard gelatin capsule No 00. color L 500-L 840 (white-dark blue); capsule shell: gelatin and colors: E171; E132; E127; E172.
Looks cefaclor Alkaloid and contents of the pack
Cefaclor Alkaloid capsules represent white and dark blue hard gelatin capsules filled with a cream-yellow powder.
The capsules are packaged in 60 ml Bank of neutral brown glass, wide-mouth screw with a plastic cap (with ferrule and PVC seal). Carton with lithography contains a bank of 16 capsules and package leaflet.
Capsules are packaged in a standard aluminum-PVC blister foil, each blister contains 8 capsules. Carton with lithography includes two (2) blister. Each carton contains 16 capsules and package leaflet.