Pneumonia & other more severe infections: Max: 4 gm/day for 28 days.
Acute gonococcal urethritis: 3 gm as a single dose combined with probenecid 1 gm.
Recommended dose: 20 mg/kg/day in divided doses 8 hrly.
Bronchitis & pneumonia: 20 mg/kg/day in divided doses tid.
Serious infections, sinusitis, otitis media & infections: caused by less susceptible organisms 40 mg/kg/day in divided doses. Max: 1 gm/day.
May be taken with or without food.
Cefaclor is indicated in the treatment of the following infections: Otitis media, Lower respiratory tract infections, including pneumonia, bronchitis and acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, Upper respiratory tract infections, including pharyngitis and tonsillitis, Urinary tract infections, including pyelonephritis and cystitis, Skin and soft tissue infections, Sinusitis