Forticef

Generic Name: Cefaclor

Forticef (Cefaclor) is a semi-synthetic second-generation cephalosporin which has a broad bactericidal action against Gram-positive, Gram-negative bacteria and anaerobes.Forticef is well absorbed from GIT after oral administration, with peak plasma concentrations obtained within 30 to 60 min., while in presence of food peak plasma concentrations appears 45 to 60 min. later. Forticef is widely distributed in the body; it crosses the placenta and is excreted in low concentrations in breast milk. It is rapidly excreted by the kidneys; up to 85% of dose appears unchanged in the urine within 8 hrs, the greater part within the first 2 hrs.
* Indications :
Forticef is indicated for the treatment of:
-Upper respiratory tract infections: Tonsillitis, pharyngitis, otitis media and sinusitis.
-Lower respiratory tract infections: Pneumonia.
-Skin and soft tissue infections.
-Bone and joint infections: Osteomyelitis.
-Genito-urinary tract infections: Pyelonephritis, cystitis and gonococcal urethritis.
-Intra-abdominal infections.
* Presentation •:
Forticef-250 Capsules: Each capsule contains Cefaclor Monohydrate USP equivalent to 250 mg Cefaclor Anhydrous. Jars of 12 & 15 capsules & hospital packs of different sizes are available.
Forticef-500 Capsules: Each capsule contains Cefaclor Monohydrate USP equivalent to 500 mg Cefaclor Anhydrous. Jars of 12 & 15 capsules & hospital packs of different sizes are available.
Forticef-125 for Oral Suspension: Each 5 ml of reconstituted suspension contains Cefaclor Monohydrate USP equivalent to 125 mg Cefaclor. Bottles of 60 & 75 ml suspension.
Forticef-250 for Oral Suspension: Each 5 ml of reconstituted suspension contains Cefaclor Monohydrate USP equivalent to 250 mg Cefaclor. Bottles of 60 &75 ml suspension.