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Is it safe to take Kefaleks with Metrogyl three times daily?

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Is it ok to take kefaleks + metrogyl 3 times daily
Posted Wed, 26 Feb 2014 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 8 minutes later
Brief Answer: Common combination in mixed infections Detailed Answer: Hi Kefaleks (Cefalexin) is a pencillin group of medicine used for gram positive bacteria and metrogyl(Metronidazole) a nitroimidazole antibiotic medication used particularly for anaerobic bacteria. So we commonly see this combination prescribed by physicians when there is a suspicion / chance of mixed infection after abortion. The frequency is also correct. If pregnancy was surgically aborted you can go ahead with the course. If pregnancy was aborted with medicines generally antibiotics are not necessary. Hope this answers.
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