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KEFLEX 250mg/5ml Dry Syrup

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Composition for KEFLEX 250mg/5ml Dry Syrup

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Primary uses of KEFLEX 250mg/5ml Dry Syrup

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Medicine Overview of KEFLEX (EMBIOTIC) Dry Syrup

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Uses of KEFLEX (EMBIOTIC) Dry Syrup

KEFLEX 250mg/5ml Dry Syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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KEFLEX (EMBIOTIC) Dry Syrup side effects

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use KEFLEX (EMBIOTIC) Dry Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use. KEFLEX 250mg/5ml Dry Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How KEFLEX (EMBIOTIC) Dry Syrup works

KEFLEX 250mg/5ml Dry Syrup is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.

In Depth Information on KEFLEX (EMBIOTIC) Dry Syrup

Expert advice for KEFLEX (EMBIOTIC) Dry Syrup

  • Your doctor has prescribed Keflex (embiotic) to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Keflex (embiotic) and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Keflex (embiotic) can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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KEFLEX (EMBIOTIC) Dry Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for KEFLEX (EMBIOTIC) Dry Syrup
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
KEFLEX 250mg/5ml Dry Syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
KEFLEX 250mg/5ml Dry Syrup is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of KEFLEX 250mg/5ml Dry Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
KEFLEX 250mg/5ml Dry Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
KEFLEX 250mg/5ml Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of KEFLEX 250mg/5ml Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
KEFLEX 250mg/5ml Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of KEFLEX 250mg/5ml Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of KEFLEX (EMBIOTIC) Dry Syrup?uses

If you miss a dose of KEFLEX 250mg/5ml Dry Syrup, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about KEFLEX (EMBIOTIC) Dry Syrup

Frequently asked questions about Cefalexin

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.

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