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Cephalexin - Cephalexin Reactions

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  • Cephalexin
    Cephalexin is often prescribed to treat and prevent various bacterial infections. This page on the eMedTV Web site offers a detailed look at the drug, including tips on taking it, how it works, storage methods, possible side effects, and more.
  • Cephalexin 250 mg Capsules
    For the treatment of bacterial infections, many people start with 250 mg cephalexin capsules. This eMedTV page also offers cephalexin dosing guidelines for preventing heart valve infections and lists other forms and strengths available for this drug.
  • Cephalexin 500 mg Capsules
    As this eMedTV segment explains, cephalexin is a drug that is available in many forms, including 500 mg cephalexin capsules and 250 mg cephalexin capsules. This article offers dosing guidelines for the treatment of bacterial infections and other purposes.
  • Cephalexin and Diarrhea
    Diarrhea is one of the most common side effects that has been reported with cephalexin. This page on the eMedTV Web site contains more information about diarrhea and cephalexin, and explains when this side effect may require medical attention.
  • Cephalexin and Pregnancy
    This page of the eMedTV library explains that cephalexin is a pregnancy Category B medicine, meaning that it may be given to pregnant women if the benefits outweigh the risks. Other aspects of cephalexin and pregnancy are also discussed.
  • Cephalexin Antibiotic
    Cephalexin is a prescription antibiotic used to treat various infections. This eMedTV page contains more information on the antibiotic, including details on how cephalexin works and what you should discuss with your doctor before starting treatment.
  • Cephalexin Capsules
    Available as a liquid or capsules, cephalexin is an antibiotic approved to treat bacterial infections. This eMedTV page further explains what this drug is used for, explores how often to take it, and describes how the medicine works.
  • Cephalexin Dosage
    As this eMedTV resource explains, cephalexin dosing for bacterial infections ranges from 250 mg to 1000 mg, taken four times a day. This page also explains the dosage for other conditions and factors that can affect the exact dose prescribed.
  • Cephalexin Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV segment describes various cephalexin drug interactions. Cephalexin can interact with drugs like amikacin, neomycin, and metformin to raise the amount of medicine in your body and make certain vaccines less effective, among other things.
  • Cephalexin Liquid
    This eMedTV page talks about the capsule and liquid forms of cephalexin. In particular, this article offers information on what the antibiotic is used for, briefly explains when and how to take cephalexin, and includes general warnings for the drug.
  • Cephalexin Medicine Information
    Cephalexin is a prescription drug licensed to treat a number of common infections. This eMedTV segment provides more information on this medicine, including a list of cephalexin's approved uses and potential side effects that may occur.
  • Cephalexin Oral
    An oral medication, cephalexin is used for treating various types of bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page covers other approved cephalexin uses, offers general dosing information for this drug, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Cephalexin Pills
    Available as a liquid or pills, cephalexin is an antibiotic used for treating bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page explains how often cephalexin is typically taken and describes how the medicine works to kill bacteria.
  • Cephalexin Precautions and Warnings
    This page of the eMedTV archives covers cephalexin precautions and warnings, like what to tell your doctor before treatment, side effects, and who should not take the drug. It also lists precautions for people who are nursing or have kidney disease.
  • Cephalexin Reactions
    Although most people respond well to cephalexin, side effects may occur in some people. This eMedTV resource lists common signs of allergic reactions to cephalexin and explains what side effects may occur with this medicine.
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