Raniclor (Cefaclor) – 500mg 12 Hour Tablets
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12 Hour Tablets
Chemical Name: CEFACLOR (SEF-a-klor)
This medicine is a cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections.
This medicine will not treat infections caused by viruses.
Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine. INFORM
YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that
you are taking. ADDITIONAL MONITORING OF YOUR DOSE OR CONDITION may be needed if
you are taking probenecid. DO NOT START OR STOP any medicine without doctor or
pharmacist approval. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions,
allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if
you have any questions or concerns about taking this medicine.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. SWALLOW
WHOLE. Do not break, crush, or chew before swallowing. TAKE THIS MEDICINE with
meals or within 1 hour of eating. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature, away
from heat and light. TO CLEAR UP YOUR INFECTION COMPLETELY, continue taking this
medicine for the full course of treatment even if you feel better in a few days.
Do not miss any doses. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, take it as soon as
possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go
back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
IF YOU HAVE HAD A SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTION to a cephalosporin antibiotic (such
as Ceclor, Keflex, Ceftin, Duricef) or a penicillin antibiotic (such as
amoxicillin, ampicillin), contact your doctor or pharmacist BEFORE TAKING THIS
MEDICINE. A severe reaction includes a severe rash, hives, breathing
difficulties, or dizziness. If you have a question about whether you are
allergic to this medicine or if a certain medicine is a cephalosporin, contact
your doctor or pharmacist. If your symptoms do not improve within a few days or
if they become worse, check with your doctor. IF MODERATE TO SEVERE DIARRHEA
OCCURS during or after treatment with this medicine, check with your doctor or
pharmacist. Do not treat it with non-prescription (over-the-counter) medicines.
IF YOU EXPERIENCE difficulty breathing or tightness of chest, swelling of
eyelids, face, or lips, or develop a rash or hives, tell your doctor
immediately. Do not take any more of this medicine unless your doctor tells you
to do so. FOR WOMEN: THIS MEDICINE IS EXCRETED IN BREAST MILK. IF YOU ARE OR
WILL BE BREAST-FEEDING while you are using this medicine, check with your doctor
or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby.
SIDE EFFECTS, that may occur while taking this medicine include nausea,
tiredness, headache, vomiting, or mild diarrhea. If they continue or are
bothersome, check with your doctor. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
if you experience vaginal irritation or discharge. CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR
IMMEDIATELY if you experience seizures. AN ALLERGIC REACTION to this medicine is
unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an
allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, or trouble
breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor,
nurse, or pharmacist.
Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects or prevent a medicine from
doing its job. Use our drug interaction checker to find out if your medicines
interact with each other. Check drug interactions
If you take too
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency
room immediately. Symptoms of overdose may include muscle spasms and seizures.
DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not prescribed. DO NOT
USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the
reach of children.