CEFACLOR

Ceclor

Reviewed by Dr Carl Kuschel, Dorothy Cooper
September 1998
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Management of Cefaclor Administration

Description

Prescription

Administration

  1. Reconstitute with water. Add 60ml of water in 2 portions to the dry mixture in the bottle. Shake well after each addition.
  2. Shake well before use.
  3. Can be administered independent of food.

Nursing Considerations

  1. Observe for signs of adverse effects.
  2. Monitor for signs of super infection.

Storage

References

1 Prescribing information (product disclosure), Eli Lilly & Co (NZ) Ltd.
2 Nursing 97 Drug Handbook Springhouse 1997, p106-7.
3 Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne. Paediatric Pharmacopoeia 11th Edition 1994 p27.