Cephalexin - Product Description
The way the medication is taken is very important for getting good results from treatment. You should follow the recommendations of your healthcare provider strictly. Never miss the dose or take the overdose as it can lead to very unfavourable conditions. You must not change the dose on your own as only the medical provider knows exactly what the right dose for your condition should be. He will recommend you the dose according to your condition and the response of your body to the medication. Cephalexin in tablet form should be mixed in the water before the intake and the liquid form should be measured with special measuring devices in order to avoid the overdose.
Cephalexin medication should be kept in cool, dry place away from light.
It’s a common knowledge that the majority of the medications cause a number of side effects in certain patients. So do Cephalexin medication. Side effects as diarrhea, convulsions, fever, sore throat, head-ache, blistering, peeling, rash of the skin, yellowing of skin or getting it pale, dark urine, nervousness, weakness, tiredness, bruising, change of behavior, hallucinations, and some other adverse effects. Some people during the treatment with this medication experience nausea problem, vomiting, dizziness, joint pain and itching in vagina. Some allergic reactions can also occur during the treatment with Cephalexin medication. Among them are the following: swelling on face, lips, tongue, and throat hives, breathlessness, weakness, drowsiness, and irritation.
The patients should practice some kind of caution when taking Cephalexin. One of the most important things is that Cephalexin should not be used together with certain medications such as Keflor, Duricef, Omnicef, Suprax, and some other. For more information, ask your healthcare provider. Besides, individuals who have kidney or liver disorder, stomach problem, colitis problem, diabetes and malnourished problem might be not recommended to use this medication or the dose adjustment might be required. It is known that Cephalexin passes into the breast milk, so the nursing mothers should consult with the medical professional before using this medication to avoid the possible risks to the baby. Pregnant women should also consult with the doctor before taking Cephalexin
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