Active ingredients: cefaclor
What it is used for
Karlor CD is indicated for the treatment of the following types of infections caused by susceptible organisms, in adults and children aged 12 years or older: Acute bronchitis and acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis; Upper respiratory infections, including phryngitis, tonsillitis and acute bacterial sinusitis; Community-acquired pneumonia of mild to moderate severity (excluding atypical pneumonia); Symptomatic lower urinary tact infections, including cystitis; Skin and skin structure infections. NOTE: 1. Penicillin is the usual drug of choice in the treatment and prevention of streptococcal infections, including the prophylaxis of rheumatic fever. Karlor CD is generally effective in the eradication of streptococci from the oropharynx; however, substantial data establishing the efficacy of Karlor CD in the subsequent prevention of rheumatic fever are not available. 2. Bacteriological studies to determine the causative organism and its susceptibility to cefaclor should be performed. Therapy may be started while awaiting the results of these studies. Once these results become available, antimicrobial therapy should be adjusted accordingly.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
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- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
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Film-coated compressed tablet. Blue, paracapsule shaped, dual radii, 7.62mm, approx length 16mm.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on February 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient cefaclor
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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