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Distaclor

POM
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Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 01 Apr 2021

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Distaclor is indicated for the treatment of the following infections due to susceptible micro-organisms:

Respiratory tract infections, including pneumonia, bronchitis, exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, pharyngitis and tonsillitis, and as part of the management of sinusitis

Otitis media

Skin and soft tissue infections

Urinary tract infections, including pyelonephritis and cystitis. Distaclor has been found to be effective in both acute and chronic urinary tract infections.

Cefaclor is generally effective in the eradication of streptococci from the nasopharynx, however, data establishing efficacy in the subsequent prevention of either rheumatic fever or bacterial endocarditis are not available.

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