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How it works
Common side effects
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Expert advice for AFDICEF LB
Frequently asked questions for AFDICEF LB
Q.Does cephalexin contain sulfa or penicillin?
Cephalexin does not contain sulfa and is not penicillin. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic
Q.Is cephalexin the same as Keflex, Sporanox, or amoxicillin?
Keflex is a brand name for cephalexin, but Sporanox and amoxicillin are other drugs
Q.Is cephalexin safe?
Cephalexin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q.Can I take cephalexin with Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Tylenol (paracetamol), Dayquil (Phenylephrine, acetaminophen, dextromethorphan), Benadryl (diphenhydramine), Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate), or Advil (ibuprofen)?
Yes, you may take cephalexin with Nyquil, Tylenol, Dayquil, Benadryl, Tamiflu, or Advil. Please consult your doctor before use
Q.Can I take cephalexin with citalopram, or vitamins?
Yes, you can take cephalexin with citalopram, or vitamins
Q.Can I take cephalexin for a cold?
Cephalexin treats infections caused by bacteria. It does not treat a viral infection such as the common cold or flu
Q.Does cephalexin treat sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), staph infections or bacterial vaginosis (BV)?
Cephalexin is not approved to treat STDs and is not active against MRSA. It may be used against staph infections, but is not very effective against bacterial vaginosis.
Q.Is lactobacillus/Lactobacillus acidophilus vegan/ dairy free?
Some products of lactobacillus/Lactobacillus acidophilus contain dairy products and may not be suitable for vegans. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q.Is lactobacillus good or bad/pathogenic?
Lactobacillus is a group of ‘good' bacteria that provide several health benefits. It is not among the disease causing (pathogenic) bacteria
Q.Is lactobacillus and Lactobacillus acidophilus same?
Lactobacillus acidophilus is a species of lactobacillus bacteria. Their role as a probiotic in the maintenance of good health is the same
Q.Is lactobacillus gram negative?
Lactobacillus is a gram positive bacteria
Q.Is lactobacillus motile?
Certain species or strains of lactobacillus are motile
Q.Is Lactobacillus acidophilus good for yeast infections/can I take Lactobacillus acidophilus for yeast infections?
Yes. Lactobacillus has been regarded beneficial in the treatment of yeast infections of the vagina
Q.Can I take Lactobacillus acidophilus for bad breath?
The benefits of Lactobacillus acidophilus in improving bad breath have not been established
Q.How long can I take acidophilus for?
The duration of treatment with lactobacillus/Lactobacillus acidophilus depends upon the condition being treated and is decided by the doctor
Q.Can you take lactobacillus with antibiotics?
Concomitant use of lactobacillus with antibiotics can lower its effectiveness. Products containing lactobacillus should be taken at least 2 hours before or after antibiotics
Q.Does lactobacillus cause/produce gas?
Yes. Gas and bloating is a side effect of lactobacillus. In most cases these mild side effects subside with continued use
Q.Does lactobacillus cause UTI?
Lactobacillus is not known to cause urinary tract infections (UTI)
Q.Does Lactobacillus casei contain casein?
Lactobacillus casei is one of the species of lactobacillus and is used a probiotic. Some products of lactobacillus contain dairy products and may contain casein. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q.Does lactobacillus create CO2/produce alcohol?
Yes. Lactobacillus may produce carbon dioxide gas and alcohol as a part of its normal cellular process (metabolism)
Q.Does Lactobacillus acidophilus need to be refrigerated?
Dairy based Lactobacillus acidophilus products may need refrigeration. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand for instructions.