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Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml

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FORMULACefaclor 125 mg / 5 ml
COMPANYAGP Pharma
TYPESuspension
About

About

Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml belongs to a class of drugs called “Cephalosporins”, specifically used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is known to be Beta-Lactam, a broad-spectrum antibiotic i.e it works against a wide range of disease-causing bacteria. Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is chemically composed of Cefaclor, a 2nd generation cephalosporin. It is effective against a variety of gram-negative bacteria and also some gram-positive microbes. 

Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is used in the treatment of bacterial infections such as bronchitis (infection of the airway tubes leading to the lungs), infections of the ears, throat, tonsils, and urinary tract and skin. It is not effective against viral infections such as flu or viral fever. Therefore, using any antibiotic when it is not required may decrease its efficacy for future infections. On the other hand, some people might be allergic to penicillin antibiotics and hence they will not be able to take Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml.

Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is available on prescription, in the form of oral suspension. Dosage of Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml depends on age, weight, patient's response to the medicine, and their comorbidities. Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is taken orally with or without food in prescribed dosage (usually  8-12 hourly) depending upon the severity of infection and kidney function. Drug dose regimen must be strictly followed without skipping to avoid bacterial resistance. Common side effects of this medication are nausea, diarrhea, and indigestion (stomach ache).

Indications

Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is prescribed to children commonly  above 6 months of age. It is used in the treatment of:

  • Infections of respiratory tract like Pneumonia (nose,throat,larynx,trachea, bronchi, lungs)
  • Sinusitis 
  • Tonsillitis 
  • Pharyngitis 
  • Urinary tract (UTIs), skin and soft tissue infections
  • Bone infections
  • Skin infections

How does Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml work

It is an antibiotic belonging to a class of drugs called Cephalosporins.They work by preventing the bacteria from forming an important compound (peptidoglycan) for their protective outer coating, called the cell wall essential to bacterial cell growth and multiplication, thereby killing them. 

How To Use Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml

Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is to be taken orally (by mouth) twice or thrice, daily, or as directed by the doctor. It can be taken either with or without food. The patient is advised to take each dose at the same time each day keeping an 8-12 hour gap in between each dose. This form is available as oral suspension for use in pediatric patients mostly. Make sure to follow the doctor’s advice carefully regarding dosage and proper use.

Suspension, commonly prescribed to children, is available in a bottle. Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is available in suspension form, follow the instructions on label carefully to reconstruct the medicine. Shake the bottle well before each use, or follow the instructions provided on the label. A calibrated spoon/device is provided for dosing purposes. Do not use household spoons/ devices for dosing purpose.

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dose time or the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule. Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is to be ingested for a specific number of days determined by the physician depending on the patient’s illness and their response to treatment. It is imperative not to stop Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml earlier than the specified time as that may lead to a return of the infection.

Available Potencies and Forms

Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is available as capsule, suspensions, drops in the following potencies:

Capsules     

                      -250 mg

                      -500 mg

  • Suspension   

                        -125 mg/ 5 ml

                        - 187 mg/ 5 ml

                        -250 mg/ 5 ml

  • Oral Drops   

                        - 50mg/1 ml

Dosage

Adult Dose

Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is prescribed to children, adults should take oral capsules for greater therapeutic benefits. In case suspension is prescribed for some reason, follow doctors advice carefully.

Pediatric Dose

Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is not recommended for use in neonates less than a month old. Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml can be given to infants older than 1 month, in prescribed dosage as directed by the doctor, orally, 8-12 hourly, twice or thrice depending on dose and infection

Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is not recommended for use in neonates less a month old. Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml can be given to infants older than 1 month, in given dosage.

20-40 mg/kg orally, 8-12 hourly, twice or thrice (divided doses) depending on infection

Maximum safe dose:  1g per day

Elderly Dose

Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is prescribed to children, while adults/ elderly should take oral capsules for better effects. As such no major risk or toxicity is imposed in the elderly, however since the majority of this drug is removed by the kidney;any comorbidities and kidney function must be considered before starting the therapy. Dose adjustment is required in such cases. 

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is classified as a Pregnancy category B drug by FDA (meaning no evidence of any risk to the human fetus in controlled animal trials but insufficient data is available). If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, please consult your doctor before using Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml. Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is also secreted in human milk, if you are breastfeeding, please consult your doctor before taking Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml. 

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml:

  • Allergy to Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml or penicillin
  • kidney impairment
  • Severe liver disease
  • Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml:

  • Mild to moderate liver impairment
  • Mild to moderate kidney impairment
  • Anemia 
  • Seizures 
  • Prolonged prothrombin time 
  • Eldery patients
  • Coomb’s test can be tested positive during treatment with Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml. Make sure you provide a complete list of your prescription to the laboratory and doctors.

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml:

  • Other antibiotics 
  • Vaccines (eg. typhoid vaccine, BCG)
  • Probenecid
  • Paracetamol / acetaminophen 
  • Acetazolamide 
  • Antivirals such as abacavir
  • Estrogen/estradiol
  • Warfarin 
  • Furosemide
  • Chloramphenicol 

Adverse effects

Like most medicines, Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml has some side effects which include:

Common Adverse Effects

  • Nausea 
  • Indigestion (stomach ache)
  • Diarrhea
  • Headaches
  • Abdominal pain 
  • Numbness 
  • Dizziness
  • Change in the taste

Rare Adverse Effects

Immediately consult your doctor if you notice any of the following or worse signs:

  • Hypersensitivity/allergic skin reactions
  • Vaginal yeast infection
  • Change of colour in vagianl discharge 
  • Oral thrush (opportunistic fungal infection of mouth)
  • Very rarely: pseudomembranous colitis (inflamed large intestine)
  • Watery or bloody diarrhea
  • Cold clammy skin, discoloration of fingers
  • Convulsions

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe.
  • Fatigue- Patients experiencing this adverse effect, are advised to take deep breaths,intake tea or coffee,get a good night’s rest and not to over burden themselves for a few days
  • Stomach upset (nausea,vomiting and/or diarrhea) -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication with food.It is important to have plenty of fluids during this time.
  • Loss of appetite- having smaller meals at regular meal times or at regular intervals is advised.The patient is asked to snack on healthy and nutritious snacks such as dry fruits throughout the day.
  • Change in taste- this tends to go away as soon as the patient stops taking the medicine but while treatment;saltwater with baking soda (half a teaspoon of salt and baking soda in water) rinses and chewing on sugar free gum can help dissipate the change in taste.

FAQs

#1.What If I Miss A Dose Of Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#2.How To Store Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml?

Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#3. What If I Take Too Much Of Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml?

In case of too much consumption by accident, kindly contact your doctor or nearby hospital right away. The amount of medication that can result in severe side effects varies from person to person. An overdose results in slowing down of heart rate and difficulty breathing accompanied by dizziness and fainting spells.

#4. Can I Take Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml During My Pregnancy?

Yes, Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is deemed safe to be ingested during pregnancy only under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#5. How Does Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml Work?

Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml belongs to a widespread chemical group known as antibiotics.Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml works by preventing the growth/multiplication of the bacteria in the human body tus eradicating the infection.

#6. For How Long Will I Have To Take Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml?

Exact dose is set by your doctor according to the severity of infection. complete the entire course of medication to avoid resistance in future. 

#7. What Are Common Side Effects Caused By Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml?

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Fatigue
  • Changes in sense of taste
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headaches 

#8. Does Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml Cause Addiction?

No, this drug has shown no evidence to prove addiction of any kind in any patient.

#9. Can Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml Be Used IF Patient Is Having Flu Symptoms?

Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is not deemed to be effective against viruses as Ceclor 125mg/5ml Suspension 60 ml is an antibiotic and therefore works on bacteria to eliminate bacterial infections.

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1 Pack = 60ml Suspension(s)
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