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Generic Name
Cefaclor
Trade Name
Vercef
Manufacturer
Ranbaxy
Risk Category
B
  • Controlled studies done on animals in reproduction do not indicate risk to the fetus.
  • No adequate and well-controlled studies done on pregnant women.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Oral cephalosporin antibiotic.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • No fetal harm in animal studies.
  • Cephalosporins as a group are considered safe to use in pregnancy.
  • No adequate human data but suggested possible association with cardiovascular defects and oral clefts in 1st trimester exposure to this drug.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted into milk in small amounts.
  • Compatible with breast feeding.
  • Possible problems for the nursing infants are: modification of bowel flora and direct effects of the drug on infants exposed.
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