Cloracef mr 500mg

Cefaclor 500mg

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Cefaclor Pregnancy Warnings
Cefaclor has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies failed to reveal evidence of fetal harm. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Cefaclor should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.

Cefaclor Breastfeeding Warnings
Cefaclor is excreted into human milk in small amounts. Adverse effects in the nursing infant are unlikely. Other cephalosporins have been classified as compatible with breast-feeding by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

References for pregnancy information
  1. "Product Information. Ceclor CD (cefaclor)." Dura Pharmaceuticals, San Diego, CA.
  2. Czeizel AE, Rockenbauer M, Sorensen HT, Olsen J "Use of cephalosporins during pregnancy and in the presence of congenital abnormalities: A population-based, case-control study." Am J Obstet Gynecol 184 (2001): 1289-96
  3. "Product Information. Ceclor (cefaclor)." Lilly, Eli and Company, Indianapolis, IN.
References for breastfeeding information
  1. "Product Information. Ceclor (cefaclor)." Lilly, Eli and Company, Indianapolis, IN.
  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe SJ.. "Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 5th ed." Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins (1998):
  3. "Product Information. Ceclor CD (cefaclor)." Dura Pharmaceuticals, San Diego, CA.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use Cloracef mr 500mg only for the indication prescribed.