This medication is used to deal with a variety that is wide of infections. This medication is famous as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It functions by stopping the growth of bacteria.
This medication shall not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Unnecessary misuse or use of any antibiotic may lead to its decreased effectiveness.
OTHER USES: This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved labeling that is professional the medication but that may be prescribed by your wellness care pro. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this part as long as it has been so prescribed by the medical care expert.
This medication may also be utilized before dental procedures in patients with certain heart conditions (such as synthetic heart valves) to help prevent serious infection of the heart (bacterial endocarditis).
Take this medication by mouth as directed by your medical professional, frequently every 6 to 12 hours with or without food.
If you are using the suspension, shake the bottle well before each dose. Measure the dose carefully using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose.
The dosage is based on your condition that is medical and to therapy. In children, the dosage is additionally based on weight.
Antibiotics work best if the quantity of medicine in your body is held at a constant level. Consequently, take this drug at evenly spaced periods.
Continue to take this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a couple of days. Stopping the medicine too soon may enable germs to keep to grow, which may end in a return of the infection.
Tell your medical professional if your condition persists or worsens.
Diarrhea, sickness, vomiting, or upset stomach may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Remember that your physician has prescribed this medicine she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects because he or. Many people using this medication do not have adverse that is serious.
Use of this medicine for prolonged or repeated periods may result in oral thrush or a yeast infection that is new. Contact your doctor if you notice white patches in your mouth, a change in vaginal discharge, or other new symptoms.
This medication may seldom cause a severe condition that is intestinalClostridium difficile-associated diarrhea) due to a resistant bacteria. This condition might occur during treatment or weeks to months after treatment has stopped. Do not utilize anti-diarrhea products or narcotic pain medicines them worse if you have any of the following symptoms because these products may make. Tell your doctor right away if you develop: persistent diarrhea, stomach or stomach pain/cramping, blood/mucus in your stools.
an extremely serious reaction that is allergic this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any apparent symptoms of a critical allergic effect, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, difficulty respiration.
That is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your pharmacist or doctor.
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Call your medical professional for medical advice about adverse effects. You may report adverse effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
In Canada - Call your medical professional for medical advice about side-effects. You might report adverse effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Before taking cephalexin, tell your doctor or pharmacist in the event that you are allergic to it; or to penicillins or other cephalosporins (such as cefpodoxime); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain ingredients that are inactive which causes allergies or other problems. Speak with your pharmacist to get more details.
Before using this medicine, inform your doctor or pharmacist your health background, especially of: kidney condition, stomach/intestinal infection (such as colitis).
The liquid form of this product may contain sugar. Caution is advised if you have diabetes. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about using this product safely.
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dental practitioner about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and natural products).
During pregnancy, this medication is used just when plainly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
This medication passes into breast milk. Check with your medical practitioner before breast-feeding.
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