Buy Cephalexin Online
Also known as: Keflex
Active ingredient: Cephalexin
Product Code: PR10416
Product Name : Generic Cephalexin 500 mg
Also known as : Keflex, Rekosporin, Cephabos, Cephalexin, Cephorum, Ceporex
Active ingredient : Cefalexin
What is this drug
Generic Cephalexin is an antibiotic which was introduced in 1967 and which has been one of the most popular drugs in the world in general ever since. It is used in treatment of a number of different bacterial infections, such as urinary tract infections, cellulitis, pneumonia, joint and bone infections, pharyngitis, otitis media and many more.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Generic Cephalexin belongs to the class of antibiotics known as cephalosporin antibiotics. It is the first-generation cephalosporin. It is a bactericidal antibiotic which means that it causes the death of the bacteria and thus treats the infections.
Looking after your drug
Generic Cephalexin should be stored away from heat and moisture in a dark place.
How to take the medication
Generic Cephalexin has to be taken as per the prescription. You must take only the dosage that you were prescribed and no more or less. You should use Generic Cephalexin regularly in order to ensure the best results. You must not discontinue the drug before the regimen is completed as this will enable the infection to return. Generic Cephalexin can cause false results on a number of medical tests. If you are being tested for anything, make sure to mention that you are using Generic Cephalexin.
The dosage will depend on the condition being treated, the weight of the person and many other factors. However, the most common dosage for most infections is 500 mg orally, every 6 hours.
Seek emergency medical help if an overdose on Generic Cephalexin is suspected. The symptoms may include nausea, stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea and blood in urine.
If you miss a dose of Generic Cephalexin, take it as soon as you remember. Do not take the missed dose if it is near time for your next one.
Warnings and Precautions
Like all antibiotics, Generic Cephalexin may cause diarrhea. Inform your doctor about any drug allergies and medical conditions that you might have suffered from before they prescribe you with Generic Cephalexin. Generic Cephalexin will not treat fungal or viral infections like the common flu.
Possible Side Effects
Less serious side effects of Generic Cephalexin may include: vaginal discharge or itching, joint pain, tiredness, dizziness, vomiting, diarrhea and mild nausea. More serious side effects of Generic Cephalexin may include: urinating less or not at all, confusion, agitation, hallucinations, easy bleeding or bruising, unusual weakness, pale skin, jaundice, weakness, fever, sore throat, severe headaches, convulsions, diarrhea that is bloody or watery. Inform your doctor if you experience any of these.
Treating bacterial infections
Generic Cephalexin is a very popular antibiotic and it has been for almost 50 years. It can be used against a wide variety of bacterium strains and as such, it has found its way into many a treatment. Some of the most common and widespread bacterial infections like pharyngitis, for example, are successfully treated with Generic Cephalexin.
When the drug should not be used
People who are allergic to cephalexin should not take Generic Cephalexin. It should not be taken by people allergic to following cephalosporin antibiotics: cefuroxime, cefaclor, ceftazidime, cefadroxil, cefprozil, cefdinir, cefixime, cefditoren.
How long should you take the drug
You have to take Generic Cephalexin for as long as prescribed. If you discontinue the regimen before it is time, you risk infection coming back.