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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Cefaclor
Cefaclor [posted 1/12/99]
Answer: This is a cephalosporin type drug used to treat a variety of infections due to its wide spectrum of action. It is similar in effect and structure to penicillin, but with a different ring structure in one area. It works on gram negative and gram positive drugs. Side effects would be similar to penicillin in general. Nausea, diarrhea, allergies would limit its use.
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