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Is taking Cephalexin 500 kf, good for a badder insertion?

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Posted on Thu, 28 Mar 2019
Question: Is taking Cephalexin 500 kf, good for a badder insertion?
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel (41 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
yes cephalexin can be used for bladder infection surely.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to Ask A Doctor service.
I have read your query and here is my advise.

* Cephalexin is a first generation cephalosporin drug with very good anti bacterial
coverage against gram positive and most common pathogen E.Coli responsible for the
urinary tract infection.

* It can be consumed for the urinary tract infection with good results provided

- there is no history of drug reaction or allergy to the same
- taken in dosage guidelines as per the consultant advise
- the responsible organism is not resistant to the same
- maintain hydration with plenty of liquids
- control of blood sugar
- hygienic care of the genitals at best level

Hope this information will help you regarding the query.
Wish you best recovery and health.

Regards.
Dr Bhagyesh
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Is taking Cephalexin 500 kf, good for a badder insertion?

Brief Answer: yes cephalexin can be used for bladder infection surely. Detailed Answer: Hello and welcome to Ask A Doctor service. I have read your query and here is my advise. * Cephalexin is a first generation cephalosporin drug with very good anti bacterial coverage against gram positive and most common pathogen E.Coli responsible for the urinary tract infection. * It can be consumed for the urinary tract infection with good results provided - there is no history of drug reaction or allergy to the same - taken in dosage guidelines as per the consultant advise - the responsible organism is not resistant to the same - maintain hydration with plenty of liquids - control of blood sugar - hygienic care of the genitals at best level Hope this information will help you regarding the query. Wish you best recovery and health. Regards. Dr Bhagyesh