GENERIC NAME: cefprozil
BRAND NAME: Cefzil
GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes
USES: Cefprozil is effective against susceptible bacteria causing infections of:
- the middle ear,
- tonsils (tonsillitis),
- throat (pharyngitis),
- larynx (laryngitis),
- bronchi (bronchitis),
- skin and soft tissues, and
- lungs (pneumonia).
SIDE EFFECTS: Cefprozil is generally well tolerated. The most common side effects are:
Rare side effects include abnormal liver tests and allergic reactions. Like most antibiotics cefprozil may cause a condition called pseudomembranous colitis, a potentially serious bacterial infection of the colon. Persons with phenylketonuria should be advised that the suspension contains phenylalanine.
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