Infectious Disease Compendium

Cefaclor (Cefaclor®)

Dosing

CrCl Formula

CrCl > 80: 250 - 500 mg po q 8 h.

CrCl 80-50: 250 - 500 mg po q 8 h.

CrCl 50-10: 250 - 500 mg po q 8 h.

CrCl < 10: 250 - 500 mg po q 8 h.

Hemodialysis: 250 - 500 mg after dialysis.

Peritoneal dialysis: na

Important side effects

Important drug interactions

Rants and Screeds

Pearls

Treatment of choice

Use for

Cellulitis, Otitis media, Pneumonia, Sinusitis, UTI.

Don't use for

Class

Second generation cephalosporin.