KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 Oral Suspension 10ml

Bacterial Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION contains Cefaclor which belongs to the group of medicines called Antibiotics. It is used to treat bacterial infections of the respiratory tract (Ex. tonsillitis, pharyngitis, and bronchitis), lung (pneumonia), and sinuses (sinusitis).

KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION can also be used to treat infections of middle ear (otitis media), skin and soft tissue (Ex. muscle), urinary bladder (Ex. cystitis, pyelonephritis) and kidney. Symptoms of bacterial infections generally include fever, extreme tiredness, swollen lymph nodes in the neck, armpits, groin or elsewhere, headache, nausea or vomiting.

Before taking KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION, inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems, history of gastrointestinal disease (Ex. colitis), have diarrhoea while taking antibiotics, or if you had an allergic reaction to penicillins or other medicines in the past. Tell your doctor if you are due to have any blood or urine tests as KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION may interfere with these tests.

KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women. KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in children and should be used with caution in elderly patients so, consult your doctor before taking it.

The most common side effects of taking KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION are diarrhoea, itching in genital area, moniliasis (fungal infection), vaginitis (vaginal inflammation with pain, discharge, and itchiness), etc. Consult your doctor if any of the symptoms worsen or does not improve.

USES OF KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION

Treats bacterial infections that occur in:

  • respiratory tract (Ex. tonsillitis, pharyngitis, and bronchitis)
  • lung (pneumonia)
  • sinuses (sinusitis)
  • middle ear (otitis media)
  • skin and soft tissue (Ex. muscle)
  • urinary bladder (Ex. cystitis, pyelonephritis) and kidney

HOW KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION WORKS

KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION effectively kills the bacteria that causes infection by inactivating certain proteins (penicillin binding proteins) which are necessary for the bacterial cell wall integrity and strength, thereby damaging the cell wall and resulting in bacterial cell death.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION as advised by your physician. Add water to the dry powder and shake to disperse. To help with dispersion, you can add water in two portions, with shaking between each addition. Dose and duration of KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION treatment will be decided by your physician depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION

COMMON

  • gastrointestinal symptoms like diarrhoea
  • high eosinophil count in blood (fever, night sweats, swelling, weakness)
  • itching in genital area, moniliasis (fungal infection), or vaginitis (vaginal inflammation with pain, discharge, and itchiness)
  • increased levels of certain liver enzymes

UNCOMMON

  • itching, hives
  • signs of serum-sickness-like reactions including erythema multiforme, rashes, and other skin manifestations which is accompanied by joint pain with or without fever

RARE

  • nausea, vomiting
  • hypersensitivity reactions like serious skin rashes including Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis characterized by reddish target-like macules or circular patch, skin peeling, ulcers of mouth, throat, nose, genitals, and eyes along with fever and flu-like symptoms
  • anaphylaxis reaction (life threatening allergic condition)
  • low blood platelet count (easy bleeding or bruising)
  • reversible interstitial nephritis (a kidney disease causing loss of appetite, decreased urinary output, fatigue)
  • reversible hyperactivity, nervousness, agitation, inability to sleep, confusion, hypertonia or muscle stiffness, hallucinations, dizziness, or drowsiness
  •  blood disorders (Ex. aplastic anemia, haemolytic anemia, agranulocytosis, reversible neutropenia)

Stop taking KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • serious allergic reactions (sudden wheezing, breathing difficulty, swelling of the face, eyelids, limbs or lips, rash or itching, especially affecting the whole body)
  • serious skin blistering or peeling
  • severe diarrhoea, possibly with mucus or blood

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea or Vomiting:

Take KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION with, or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Try to avoid oil rich or spicy foods, sugary snacks, and aerated drinks. Avoid drinking too much liquid or water along with your meals, and slowly drink in between meals. If symptom persists, contact your doctor.

Diarrhoea:

Drinking plenty of water and other electrolyte balanced fluids (like diluted fruit juices, broths, sports drinks, and caffeine-free sodas) will help with hydration. Try to eat less high-fat foods, like meat, eggs, and cheese. Exercise more regularly. If symptom persists, contact your doctor.

Dizziness:

Lie, or sit down immediately when you feel dizzy. If you have a spinning sensation, lie in a dark and quite place with eyes closed. Try to avoid vehicle driving. If symptom persists, contact your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION should be used with caution in women who are pregnant, think they might be pregnant or planning to have a baby. Consult your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION should be used with caution in breastfeeding woman. Consult your doctor for advice.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION has no effects on driving and using machines. However, consult your doctor for advice.

KIDNEY

KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION should be used with caution in patients having severe kidney problems or patients receiving dialysis. Consult your doctor before taking it.

LIVER

KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION should be used with caution in patients having liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

Do not take KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION if you are allergic to Cefaclor, other cephalosporin antibiotics, penicillin antibiotics or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Before taking KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION, inform your doctor if you have:

  • a history of gastrointestinal disease especially colitis (inflammation of colon)
  • diarrhoea (while taking antibiotics)

Use in pediatrics:

Your doctor will prescribe the right dose of KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION for child (older than one month of age) depending on their age, body weight and health condition. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics:

No dosage changes of KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION are necessary in elderly patients with normal kidney function. Consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before taking KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • warfarin (used as a blood thinner to prevent clotting of blood)
  • probenecid (used to treat gout)
  • medicines used to treat acidity (Ex. aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Signs and symptoms of overdose include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and pain or discomfort in the upper abdomen.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Cefaclor
Pharmacological Category :   Cephalosporins
Therapeutic Indication :   Bacterial infections
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Syrup, Dry syrup, Suspension, Drops

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION out of reach of children
  • Store KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION between 15-25°C

FAQs ABOUT KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION

Can KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION be used for common cold?

Antibiotic medicines such as KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. Using antibiotics when they are not needed increases your risk of getting an infection later that resist antibiotic treatment. Consult your doctor for further queries.

Can KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION be used to treat UTI?

Yes. KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION is an antibiotic which effectively kills the bacteria that causes urinary tract infection (UTI) like cystitis by inactivating certain proteins which are necessary for the bacterial cell wall integrity and strength, thereby it damages the cell wall and kills the bacterial cell.

Can KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION interfere with any blood tests?

Inform your doctor if you are having or are going to have any blood or urine tests as KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION may interfere with these tests. Consult your doctor for further queries.

Can KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION be used during pregnancy?

KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION should be used with caution in pregnancy. If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a child, contact your doctor before taking it. Inform your doctor immediately if you become pregnant during treatment with KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION.

What should I do if I forget to take KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION?

If you forget to take a dose of KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION by chance, try to take it as soon as you notice. However, if the time for next dose is closer, skip the missed dose and do not double it. 

Can I stop taking KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION on my own?

Continue taking KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 ORAL SUSPENSION until your doctor tells you to stop, unless you experience any unwanted effects like an allergic reaction (sudden wheezing, breathing difficulty, swelling of the face, eyelids, limbs or lips, rash or itching), serious blistering or peeling of the skin, severe diarrhoea (possibly with mucus or blood), worsening of your condition or any new symptoms. Contact your doctor in such situation.

REFERENCES

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3. Spencer MJ. Cefaclor in the treatment of susceptible infections in infants and children. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. PubMed Central. 1979. [Accessed on 24th November 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/317814/

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count

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    Country Of Origin
    India
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KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 Oral Suspension 10ml

KEFLOR PAEDIATRIC STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR 50 Oral Suspension 10ml Mkt: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.124.00
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