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Keflex

Keflex



USES: This medication is a cephalosporin antibiotic and is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections.

 
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Keflex

Uses
This medication is a cephalosporin antibiotic and is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections.
Notes
  • This medication has been prescribed for your current condition only.
  • Do not use it later for another infection or give it to someone else.
  • A different medication may be necessary.

Storage
  • Follow label warnings about whether or not to refrigerate.
  • Do not freeze.
  • Do not store in bathroom.
  • Discard any unused portion after 14 days because the drug loses potency.


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How To Use
  • The liquid suspension form of this medication must be shaken well before using.
  • Antibiotics work best when the amount of medicine in your body is kept at a constant level.
  • Do this by taking the medication at evenly spaced intervals throughout the day and night.
  • Continue to take this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished even if symptoms disappear after a few days.
  • Stopping the medication too early may allow bacteria to continue to grow resulting in a relapse of the infection.

Side Effects
  • This medication may cause stomach upset, diarrhea, loss of appetite, nausea, and vomiting.
  • Take with food or milk to minimize these effects.
  • If they persist or become severe, inform your doctor.
  • Unlikely to occur but report a fever, easy bleeding or bruising or a change in the amount of urine.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if an allergic reaction occurs while taking this medication.
  • Symptoms include difficulty breathing, skin rash, hives, itching.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you are allergic to penicillins, cephalosporins or any other drug.
  • Also mention if you have kidney disease.
  • Use of this medication for prolonged or repeated periods may result in a secondary infection (e.g., oral, bladder or vaginal yeast infection).
  • This drug should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • It is not known if this medication is found in breast milk; consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you should miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered unless it is almost time for the next dose.
  • If it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up" the dose.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially of drugs used for gout such as probenecid.
  • This drug may interfere with the effectiveness of birth control pills.
  • Discuss using other methods of birth control with your doctor.
  • This drug may cause false positive results in tests for sugar in the urine.
  • Diabetics should use TesTape rather than Clinitest tablets to test for sugar while using this drug.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for Keflex
Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 40
Location: USA
Time Taken: 3 days

Reason: bacterial infection Date: 22 December 2008
Side Effects
I woke up this morning with the back of my head and neck itching excessively.I just took my 9th pill of Keflex before I realized I was having an attack of hives or welts.I called my Doctor immediately,he told me to quit taking the Keflex & take Benedryl.I dont understand,I take Augmentin all the time,why cant I, all of the sudden,not take Keflex?I have never been allergic to anything except Sulfa antibiotics!!!Can someone please write me back ASAP?How do I quit itching???????I'm miserable

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PS---I also have hives on my stomach,a few on my back,by my elbows,and on my EARS!!!!!

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