Capsules: 250 milligrams,
Capsules: 500 milligrams.
Suspension: 125 milligrams per 5 milliliters teaspoon,
Suspension: 187 milligrams per 5 milliliters teaspoon,
Suspension: 250 milligrams per 5 milliliters teaspoon,
Suspension: 375 milligrams per 5 milliliters teaspoon.
Ceclor is effective against susceptible bacterias causing:
- Infections Of The Middle Ear;
- Skin Infections;
- Throat Infections;
- Treating Urinary Tract Infections;
Ceclor, a cephalosporin antibiotic, is prescribed in the treatment of ear, nose, throat, respiratory tract, urinary tract, and skin infections caused by specific bacteria, including staph, strep, and E. coli. Uses include treatment of sore or strep throat, pneumonia, and tonsillitis. Ceclor CD, an extended release form of the drug, is also prescribed for flare-ups of chronic bronchitis.
Ceclor is generally well tolerated and side effects are usually transient.
Reported side effects include:
- Abnormal Liver Tests;
- Joint Pain And Arthritis;
- Skin Rash;
Ceclor side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Nasal Inflammation;
The usual adult dose is 250 mg every 8 hours. For more severe infections (such as pneumonia), your doctor may increase the dosage.
The usual daily dosage is 20 mg per 2.2 pounds of body weight per day divided into smaller doses and taken every 8 or 12 hours. In more serious infections, such as middle ear infection, the usual dose is 40 mg per 2.2 pounds of body weight per day divided into smaller doses. The total daily dose should not exceed 1 gram.
The usual dose is 500 mg every 12 hours for 7 days.
Adults: Sore throat, Tonsillitis, and Skin Infections
The usual dose is 375 mg every 12 hours for 10 days (sore throat and tonsillitis) or 7 to 10 days (skin infections).
Safety and effectiveness of Ceclor CD in children under age 16 have not been established.