Keflex Kid Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Keflex Tablet

Keflex Kid Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used to treat common mild to moderate bacterial infection.

Keflex Tablet side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Allergic reaction
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhoea

How to use Keflex Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Keflex Kid Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Keflex Tablet works

Keflex Kid Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Keflex Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Keflex Kid Tablet 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 Kid Tablet 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 Kid Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Keflex Kid Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Keflex Kid Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Keflex Kid Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Keflex Kid Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Keflex Kid Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Keflex Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Keflex Kid Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Keflex Kid Tablet to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Keflex Kid Tablet 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.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Keflex Kid Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Keflex

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is cephalexin safe?
Cephalexin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can the use of Keflex cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Keflex can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. What if Keflex doesn't work?
Talk to your doctor if Keflex doesn't seem to work for you. Your doctor may increase the dose of Keflex or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you.
Q. What if I don't get better after using Keflex?
Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
Q. Can I stop taking Keflex when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Keflex and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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20C, Ist Phase, Kumbalgodu Industrial Area, Mysore Road, Kumbalgodu, 1st Phase, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560074.
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