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Keflex

Generic: CEPHALEXIN (sef-a-LEX-in)

Manufacturer: RSM/Dhadha

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Keflex is a first generation antibiotic that is used for the treatment of bacterial infection. Cephalexin is a main active chemical compound of this medicine. This medicine exerts its action by preventing the multiplying growth of the bacteria. This medicine is also useful those patients which have an allergic reaction to penicillin antibiotic. This medicine is not effective against viral infection. This medicine should take with food. This medicine is very cost effective. You can buy this medicine from our website; www.buymeds247online.com

Additional Information

Dosage

Dosage and administration of Keflex

Keflex is a solid dosage form which is taken by oral route.

For adult patient which are suffering from-

  • Bacterial Endocarditis prophylaxis -2g in a single dose I hours before the purpose
  • Cystitis and respiratory tract infection- 500mg single dose orally every 12 hours (7 to 14 days)
  • Bacterial infection -250 mg to 500me orally every 6 hours (7 to21 days) depending upon the nature and severity of the infection.
  • Otitis media infection-500mg single dose every 6 hours (10 to 14 days)
  • Pyelonephritis and Prostatitis infection-500mg single dose every 6 hours for 14 days
  • Pharyngitis and skin tissue infection -250 mg single dose every 6 hours  
  • Osteomyelitis infection -500mg single dose every 6 hours for 4 to 6 weeks
  • Pharyngitis and skin tissue infection- 12. 5 to 25 mg/kg orally every 12 hours
  • Bacterial Endocarditis prophylaxis-Maximum 2g in a single dose 1hour before procedure

 

 

 

 

Side Effects

Side effects of Keflex

Keflex has any adverse effects which are diarrhoea gastric irritation, inflammation of skin, cough, gloomy urine, wooziness, abnormal body temperature, lethargy, rush, abnormal breathing, nausea and vomiting.

The above list of side effects are not competed so you experienced any other adverse effects then contact to your doctor.

precaution

Precautions of Keflex

Prior taken of this medicine, you should follow precaution. These precautions are given below;

 

  • If you have any allergic reaction to its active or inactive compound then you should avoid this medication.
  • Do not use the longer time due to overgrowth of non-susceptible microorganism.
  • This medicine does not recommend with the penicillin antibody.
  • This medicine should not take with alcohol because alcohol beverage reduces the absorption of this drug.
  • Renal patient should take this medicine with caution.
  • During breastfeeding should not take this medicine because this medicine may pass into the milk which is unsafe to your baby.
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Keflex is an antibiotic medicine for the cure of the bacterial infection such as dermatitis infection, urinary infection, respiratory infection, ear infection and skeletal infection. This medicine contains Cephalexin as an active pharmaceutical ingredient. This medicine illustrates their action by preventing the cell wall growth of the bacterial micro-organism. This antibiotic inhibits the transpeptidases enzyme so that cross linking does not take place between the cell wall, result in inhibit the growth of bacteria. This enzyme is responsible for the formation of the cell wall of bacteria. This medicine should be store in a cool and dry place.

Indications of Keflex

Keflex is widely used medicine to management of the various infection which is originate by the bacterial micro- organism such as

  • Respiratory infection
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Skin infection
  • Nasal infection
  • Otitis infection

Contraindications of Keflex

These are the few medical conditions in which this drug contraindicate which are described below

  • Hypersensitive reaction
  • Kidney failure
  • Liver failure
  • During lactation

Drug interactions of Keflex

This medicine shows interaction with the presence of the other drug in the body. These drug interactions are given below;

  • Oral hyperglycemic drug; Metformin, Glipizide and Tolbutamide
  • Uricosuric drug; Probenecid and Guaifenesin
  • Calcium channel blockers drugs- Deltiazem and Verapamil 

Storage conditions of Keflex

This medicine should be stored at controlled room temperature and protect from heat and moisture. Do not store any expire medicine.

 Missed dose of Keflex

For better therapeutic effect of this medicine, you should not miss any dose. When you missed any dose then you take this medicine as soon as possible but you close toward next dose then you take this medicine as your schedule time.

 Overdose of Keflex

 

Do not take overdose of this medicine because they produce serious adverse effects which may unsafe for your health so please contact with your doctor immediately.

Dosage and administration of Keflex

Keflex is a solid dosage form which is taken by oral route.

For adult patient which are suffering from-

  • Bacterial Endocarditis prophylaxis -2g in a single dose I hours before the purpose
  • Cystitis and respiratory tract infection- 500mg single dose orally every 12 hours (7 to 14 days)
  • Bacterial infection -250 mg to 500me orally every 6 hours (7 to21 days) depending upon the nature and severity of the infection.
  • Otitis media infection-500mg single dose every 6 hours (10 to 14 days)
  • Pyelonephritis and Prostatitis infection-500mg single dose every 6 hours for 14 days
  • Pharyngitis and skin tissue infection -250 mg single dose every 6 hours  
  • Osteomyelitis infection -500mg single dose every 6 hours for 4 to 6 weeks
  • Pharyngitis and skin tissue infection- 12. 5 to 25 mg/kg orally every 12 hours
  • Bacterial Endocarditis prophylaxis-Maximum 2g in a single dose 1hour before procedure

 

 

 

 

Side effects of Keflex

Keflex has any adverse effects which are diarrhoea gastric irritation, inflammation of skin, cough, gloomy urine, wooziness, abnormal body temperature, lethargy, rush, abnormal breathing, nausea and vomiting.

The above list of side effects are not competed so you experienced any other adverse effects then contact to your doctor.

Precautions of Keflex

Prior taken of this medicine, you should follow precaution. These precautions are given below;

 

  • If you have any allergic reaction to its active or inactive compound then you should avoid this medication.
  • Do not use the longer time due to overgrowth of non-susceptible microorganism.
  • This medicine does not recommend with the penicillin antibody.
  • This medicine should not take with alcohol because alcohol beverage reduces the absorption of this drug.
  • Renal patient should take this medicine with caution.
  • During breastfeeding should not take this medicine because this medicine may pass into the milk which is unsafe to your baby.
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