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Cephalothin and cephalexin

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Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

Dear Doctor, can you advise out of the three IV antibiotics which would be the antibiotic of choice for a serious infection of abdominal peritonitis . flucoxscilian keflin (cephlothin) Gentamycin 160mg adult patient, CRP... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivo Ditah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Baranidharan Kuselan MD

PRESCRIBED CEPHALEXIN 500 mg capsule EVERY 6 HOURS , TOOK EVERY 4 HRS APPROX.1 DAY ,SHOULD I continue taking at 6hours , or wait No apparent adverse reaction ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Baranidharan Kuselan ( Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Specialist)
Dr.  Matthew J. Mangat MD

Hi Doctor, I visited doctor today saying my symptoms. 1. Cephlaxin 500 mg I have taken for 2 weeks. 4 days per day. 2. He suggested now to take ciprofloxin hydrochloride for 2 weeks. are these two different meds? I am... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Matthew J. Mangat ( Urologist)
Dr.  Baranidharan Kuselan MD

later extreme phlegm returned. went to different walk in clinic, told bronchitis and given cephalexin ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Baranidharan Kuselan ( Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Specialist)
Dr. Abhijit Sonawane MD

I have been taking " Cephalexin capsules 500mg 3 per day for 14 days for a chest infection with approx 75% improvement. I am a smoker 10cigs/day. Should the dose be increased to 500mg 4 times/day? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Abhijit Sonawane ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Klotilda MD

(sensible) Cefazoli (sensible)ciprofloxacin (sensible) cephalexin (sensible) cephalothin (sensible) gentamicin ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Klotilda ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   Ankit Aggarwal MD

and taking antibiotics called Cephalexin three times a day. After I started taking these pills I started ... urinate its water colored. Is there anyway that Ibuprofen or Cephalexin is causing this? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ankit Aggarwal ( Dentist)
Dr. Sumanth Amperayani MD

Just saw a patient (11yo) prescribed cephalexin for 10 days for cellulitis of toe 5/31/14. Sensitivities included cefazolin but not cephalexin. Can these drugs be used interchangeably? Child presents ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sumanth Amperayani ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Shesh Jaiswal MD

We were given a prescription of Cefalexin to take with us as we traveled overseas. I am home now, and began having a toothache last night. Since it is the week-end, my dentist is not available. Could I take the Cefalexin... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shesh Jaiswal ( Dentist)
Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

my 10 year old has been diagnosed with strep throat and he has been taking cephalexin for oral suspension. He has taken two doses so far however he has been complaining of a stomach ache and has been ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mohammed Taher Ali ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Nishad BN MD

Hi Cephalexin and famotidine(pepcid) can be taken together.Pepcid decreases the irritation of stomach from cephalexin also. Thanks

Dr.   Nsah Bernard MD

yes it can be used to treat epididymitis. Cephalexin treats bacterial infection and it belongs to the class of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.

Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi MD

Hello, Thanks for the query to H.CM. Forum. Let me explain, if cephalexine is sensitive ( acting against bacteria) then a good antibiotics ,if not acting then not good. So try and wait for result. All depends...