Cephalexin is an antibiotic in a class of drugs called cephalosporins and fights bacteria in the body. Cephalexin is used to treat many different types of bacterial infections such as bronchitis, tonsillitis, ear infections, skin infections, and urinary tract infections.
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Cephalexin is an antibiotic in a class of drugs called cephalosporins. Cephalexin fights bacteria in the body.
Most important fact about Cephalexin?
Take all of the cephalexin that has been prescribed for you even if you begin to feel better. Your symptoms may start to improve before the infection is completely treated.
How should you take Cephalexin?
Cephalexin can be taken on an empty stomach or with food or milk if it causes stomach upset.
What side effects may occur?
If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking cephalexin and seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor immediately: * an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, face, or tongue; hives; or a rash); * rash, redness, or itching; * severe nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea; * mucous or blood in the stool; or * unusual bleeding or bruising.
Why should Cephalexin not be prescribed?
Before taking cephalexin, tell your doctor if you have * kidney disease, or * a gastrointestinal (digestive) disease such as colitis.
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