Generic Ceclor (Cefaclor)
Ceclor
Ceclor is a cephalosporin antibiotic prescribed for treatment of ear infections, laryngitis, bronchitis, urinary tract and skin infections.
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Product Description
Common use

Ceclor belongs to the cephalosporin class of antibiotic, it is a semi-synthetic of the II generation. It acts inhibiting bacterial cell wall formation and acts against to wide spectrum of gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria resistant to beta-lactamases such as E. coli, Haemophilus influenzae, Enterobacter spp., Salmonella spp., Shigella spp., Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella spp., Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Citrobacter spp.), Staphylococcus spp., Streptococcus spp. Ceclor is not active against anaerobic organisms. The medicine is indicated for treatment of bacterial infections of upper and low respiratory tract, ENT organs, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues, bones, joints, endometritis, sepsis.



Dosage and direction

Take Ceclor with meals or at least within one hour before eating to improve its absorption. Swallow the tablet whole, do not cut, crush, or chew it. Common dose of Ceclor is 250-500 mg every eight hours or 375-500 mg every twelve hours. To treat gonorrhea take 3,000 mg of the medication at once. Treatment continues 7-10 days. Follow all recommendations of your doctor and do not exceed the recommended dose.



Precautions

Do not stop taking the medication even if you find that your symptoms has improved. If you are breastfeeding and plan to be treated with Ceclor, stop to feed your baby with your breast milk. This medication may cause false positive results in the direct Combs test and the glucose urine test. Inform your doctor if you have allergy to penicillin antibiotics. Risk of side effects increases in patients with gastrointestinal problems such as bowel inflammation (colitis) and thus certain cautiousness should be exercised in their treatment.



Contraindications

Ceclor cannot be administered in patients with hypersensitivity to the medication and other beta-lactam antibiotics. Cautiousness is needed when the medication is administered in patients with chronic kidney failure, leukopenia, hemorrhagic syndrome, pregnant and breastfeeding women, children under one year of age.



Possible side effect

Ceclor is generally well tolerated. Side effects if occur are usually transient. The most common adverse reactions are: rash, fever, joint pain, vaginitis, itching, abnormal liver tests, jaundice, nervousness, insomnia, and hallucinations. Treatment with antibiotics changes composition of microorganisms in the colon and permit overgrowth of C. difficile. As a consequence pseudomembranous colitis may develop. Its symptoms include diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, and shock in rare cases.



Drug interaction

Ceclor increases effects of indirect anticoagulants. Nephrotoxicity of aminoglycosides, phenylbutazone, polymyxin is increased by Ceclor reciprocally. Aminoglycosides, metronidazole, polymyxins, rifampicin increase antibacterial effect of Ceclor while chloramphenicole and tetracyclines decrease it. Mg2+ antacides and Al3+ slow down absorption of this medication. Blockers of the channel secretion retard excretion of Ceclor by kidneys. Inform your doctor if you are taking potent diuretics such as ethacrynic acid and furosemide, Probenecid or warfarin.



Missed dose

If you missed a dose take it as soon as you remember. If it almost time of your next dose just skip it and return to your regular schedule. Never double dose this medication.



Overdose

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach upset are symptoms of overdose. Contact your doctor immediately in case of a suspected overdose.



Storage

Store at room temperature away from moisture, sunlight, kids and pets in a tight container.



Disclaimer

We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

Accutane

Other names used:

  • Roaccutane®

Active Ingredients:

  • Isotretionin

How does Accutane work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Isotretionin the active ingredient of Accutane belongs to a group of drugs called retinoids, which are used mainly in treatment of skin disorders. The exact mechanism of Accutane is not currently known however it is clinically determined that the drug exerts dose-dependent suppressive effect on the sebaceous glands activity and decreases their size. The drug also expresses anti-inflammatory effect on skin as well as inhibits the formation of comedones. The effects of the drug are temporary however the acne remissions may be controlled.

Which conditions are treated with Isotretinoin?

The drug is indicated in treatment of:

  • Severe cystic acne vulgaris
  • Acne rosacea
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa

What should a patient know before using Accutane?

The Isotretinoin should not be used in cases of:

  • Known hypersensitivity to any components of the preparation or to other retinoids
  • Pregnancy
  • Liver or renal failure
  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis
  • Severe hyperlipidemia

Tell your doctor about the following if any apply to you:

  • You have relatives with increased levels of lipids in blood and are predisposed to hyperlipidemia
  • You or your relatives suffer from diabetes
  • You are suffering from Alcoholism
  • You are treating a depression

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The side effects of Accutane include:

  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis manifested in the following: dry skin and mucous membranes, haemorrhage in the nasal cavity, hoarseness, conjunctivitis and etc.
  • Skin problems: rash, itching, facial dermatitis, sweatiness, hyperpigmentation, reversible allopecia and etc.
  • Locomotor system: muscle pain, joint pain, hyperostosis, tendonitis
  • CNS: behavior changes, depression, headache, increased intracranial pressure, seizures
  • Sensory organs: decreased vision acuity, photosensibilisation, cataract, decreased hearing , keratitis
  • Gastrointestinal tract: nausea, colitis, GI hemorrhage, rarely hepatitis.
  • Respiratory organs: bronchospasm
  • Haemopoietic system: decreased leukocyte and erythrocyte levels, increase or decrease of thrombocyte levels
  • Immune system: local or systemic infections caused be gram-positive bacteria
  • Other: Hematuria, pancreatitis, vasculitis, lymphadenopathy

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Isotretinoin?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Vitamin A supplements
  • Corticosteroids
  • Tetracycline antibiotics
  • Epilepsy treatment
  • Oral contraceptives
  • St.John's worth

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient: Accutane is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.