What is Cefaclor?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Raniclor


Cefaclor is a second generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections including otitis media, lower respiratory, acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, pharyngitis and tonsillitis, urinary tract, skin and skin structure infections.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bronchiectasis 2 1
Doctor recommendation 1 0
Pneumonia 1 0
Sore throat 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cefaclor

Side effect Patients
Diarrhea 1


Based on patients currently taking Cefaclor

Dosage Patients
1,500 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Cefaclor

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Cefaclor


Currently taking Cefaclor

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Cefaclor

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Cefaclor.