Cefaclor , known as cefadroxil, is a cephalosporin antibiotic that is used to treat infections caused by bacteria on the skin, throat and urinary tract. This antibiotic will not work for flu, colds or other related infections caused by viruses.

Cefaclor is available as an oral tablet, a capsule or liquid to be taken one or two times per day for 7 to 10 days, or as prescribed by your doctor. The capsule should be taken with a full glass of water.

Common side effects of Cefaclor include headache, tiredness, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, mild skin rash or upset stomach.

Cefaclor may be prescribed for other treatment, as suggested by your doctor.

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