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Published: 12/2020

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
L-Kefral Granule
 Active ingredient:
Cefaclor
 Dosage form:
pale yellowish white to pale yellowish brown granules
 Print on wrapping:
L-ケフラール顆粒 0.75g 375mg力価 L-KEFRAL

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is cephalosporin antibacterial agent. It inhibits the synthesis of bacterial cell wall to show antibacterial effects.
It is usually used to treat various infections in skin, respiratory and otolaryngologic fields.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults and children over 20 kg of body weight, take 1 package [375 mg (titer) of the active ingredient] at a time, twice a day, after breakfast and dinner. If symptoms are severe, the dosage may be increased to 2 packages [750mg (titer)] at a time, twice a day, after breakfast and dinner. The dosage may be adjusted according to disease, age, body weight and symptoms of the patient. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Drink it without biting.
  • If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as you remember and follow your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • If you are breastfeeding, avoid breastfeeding while taking this medicine.
  • This medicine may have influence on test for glucose in urine etc.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, rash, anemia, jaundice, hives, erythema, itch, fever, swelling of lymph gland and joint pain.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • breathing difficulty, general redness, swelling around the eyes/lips [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • edema, malaise, decreased or no urine output [acute renal failure]
  • palpitation and/or shortness of breath, fever, pain in throat, bleeding from gums [pancytopenia, agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia]
  • high fever, blister, erosion of eyes/mouth mucosa, general redness [toxic epidermal necrolysis, mucocutaneous-ocular syndrome]
  • fever, dry cough, breathing difficulty [interstitial pneumonia, PIE syndrome]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store it at room temperature (1 to 30 degrees Celsius) away from light and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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