How it works
Cefaclor belongs to a group of medicines called cephalosporin antibiotics. It kills the bacteria by interrupting the bacterial cell wall (outer coating of bacteria) formation. As a result, the bacterial cell wall is weakened and ruptures, thereby killing the bacteria.
Common side effects
Swelling of hands, Fainting, Inflammation of the vagina, Itching of skin, Raised, Nausea, Severe allergic events including swelling of eyes and lips, And fungal infections of the vagina ., Inflammation of large intestine, Dilatation of blood vessels, Arthralgia, Inflammation of joint, Positive coombs' tests, Breathlessness, Abnormal sensations like tingling, Reduced level of white blood cell count or increased count of blood cells called eosinophils, Numbness, Feet, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Increase in the white blood cells called lymphocytes, Pale red, Burning of skin, And face, Pricking, Itching of genital and anal skin, Abnormal urine tests, Itchy skin rash, Weakness.
Do not start or continue the cefaclor and consult your doctor:
- If you have diarrhea, stomach infection, or a blood clotting disorder.
- If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breast feeding.
- If you have a metabolic disorder caused by a deficiency in the production of the liver enzyme phenylalanine (phenylketonuria).
- If the infection is not found to be because of bacteria or when it is used for prevention of infection.
Other names: Keflor, Distaclor, Distaclor, Uniclor, Halocef, Articlor, Distaclor, Uniclor, Alclor