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Cephalexin(500 mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Cephalexin(500 mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

Bone and joint infection, dental infections, genitourinary tract infections, otitis media, respiratory tract infections, schizophrenia and other psychoses, skin infections.

SIDE EFFECTS

Hypersensitivity reactions, interstitial nephritis, vulvo vaginitis, dizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, skin reactions, vaginitis, genital moniliasis, vaginal discharge, neutropenia, GI disturbance.

DRUG INTERACTION

Cephalexin is known to interact with other drugs like pivmecillinam (HCl), probenecid, protamine (Sulphate), reviparin sodium, streptomycin. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that maystrictly be required.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Cephalexin binds to specific penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) located inside the bacterial cell wall, it inhibits the third and last stage of bacterial cell wall synthesis. Cell lysis is then mediated by bacterial cell wall autolytic enzymes such as autolysins.

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INTERACTIONS

Can I take Celexin (500mg) during pregnancy?

Studies in animals have shown no risk to the fetus, however there are no sufficient studies in humans. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Celexin (500mg) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Moderately safe: No studies have been conducted in breastfeeding women, however there is possibility of ill effect to the breastfed infants; or studies conducted in breastfeeding women show minimal non-threatening side effects to the infants. Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the infant. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Celexin (500mg) with alcohol?

No studies found