Bronchitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, acute sinusitis, otitis media, skin and skin structure infection.
250-500mg twice daily for 10 days.
Hypersensitivity to penicillin or cephalosporin class of drugs
To be prescribed with caution in patients with impaired renal function and gastro-intestinal disease. To be prescribed during lactation and pregnancy only after outweighing potential risks to fetus.
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, rashes, urticaria, headache, dizziness, insomnia, somnolence, alteration in serum hepatic enzyme levels, elevated BUN and creatinine levels, pseudomembranous colitis, eosinophilia, decrease leucocyte count, diaper rash, genital pruritus and vaninitis.
Probenecid inhibits the elimination of cephalosporin; this effect of probenecid is utilized for enhancing the effects of cephalosporin. Exenatide can reduce the absorption of cephalosporins and is to be administered one hour after cephalosporines. Combination with aminoglycosides produces additive anti-bacterial effect, but can have adverse effects on renal function. Cefprozil can diminish the effects of certain oral contraceptives. It can also give false results with urine glucose tests.