FDA Approved: * April 23, 1979 Pharm Company: *CEPH INTL Category:Antibiotics
Cefaclor, sold under the trade name Ceclor among others, is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat certain bacterial infections such as pneumonia and infections of the ear, lung, skin, throat, and urinary tract. It is also available from other manufacturers as a generic.
It was patented in 1973 and approved for medical use in 1979.
1 Medical uses
1.1 Spectrum of activity
2 Cautions and contraindications
3 Side effects
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