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keflex-500mg-capsule-12-'s
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Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S

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FORMULACephalexin 500 mg
COMPANYAGP Pharma
TYPECapsule
About

About

Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S belongs to a group of chemicals known as antibiotics and works tirelessly in the body to eliminate bacteria and its toxins,that causes respiratory infections,otitis media,UTIs and skin infections.

Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is to be ingested orally (by mouth) twice or thrice,daily or as directed by the doctor.It can be ingested either with or without food.The patient is advised to take each dose at the same time each day keeping a 6 or 8-12 hour gap in between each dose.Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is available in tablet form as well as in liquid form.

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day.If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dose time or next day,do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is to be ingested for a specific number of days determined by the physician depending on the patient’s illness and their response to treatment.It is imperative not to stop Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S earlier than the specified time as that may lead to a return of the infection.

Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is considered safe enough to be prescribed to children.Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S may even be prescribed to pregnant and to lactating mothers in certain cases under the care of a doctor.Fatigue,dizziness,headache and stomach problems are just a few of the common side effects felt by patients while ingesting Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S,these effects tend to resolve on their own in a few days' time.Alcohol consumption is not advised while ingesting Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S as that would result in extreme dizziness.Unnecessary consumption of Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is not advised.

Indications

Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S can be used to treat: 

  • Respiratory tract infections 
  • Otitis media 
  • Skin infections caused by gram positive bacteria 
  • Urinary tract infections 
  • Bacterial infections of the bone 

How Does Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S Work

Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S belongs to a wide spread chemical group known as antibiotics.Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S works by preventing the growth/multiplication of the bacteria in the human body thus eradicating the infection.

How To Use Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S

Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is to be ingested orally (by mouth) twice or thrice,daily or as directed by the doctor.It can be ingested either with or without food.The patient is advised to take each dose at the same time each day keeping a 6 or 8-12 hour gap in between each dose.Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is available in tablet and solution (liquid) form.

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day.If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dose time or next day,do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is to be ingested for a specific number of days determined by the physician depending on the patient’s illness and their response to treatment.It is imperative not to stop Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S earlier than the specified time as that may lead to a return of the infection.

Dosage

Adult Dosage 

A tablet or two per day is most commonly prescribed,to be taken for either 7 or 14 days.Dosage can be different for different patients depending upon their illness and any adverse effects felt by the patient.

Child Dosage 

Children are usually prescribed the liquid form of Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S dosage depending on their weight and age.Most commonly 5ml of Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is the prescribed daily dosage.

Elderly Dosage 

Elderly patients that are susceptible to kidney and liver problems,a lowered dose of Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S may be prescribed under the care and supervision of a physician.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S may be prescribed to pregnant women only when necessary and under the supervision of a physician.Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is found in breast milk in trace amounts and is therefore prescribed quite rarely to breastfeeding mothers.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S:

  • Allergy to Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S or any other medicine (especially any antibiotic) or food substance 
  • Moderate to severe kidney disease
  • Moderate to severe liver disease
  • Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S:

  • Mild to moderate liver impairment
  • Mild to moderate kidney impairment
  • Anemia 
  • Seizures 
  • Prolonged prothrombin time 
  • Eldery patients 

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S:

  • Other antibiotics 
  • Vaccines (eg.typhoid vaccine)
  • Metformin 
  • Probenecid 
  • Coomb’s test
  • Glucose test
  • Urine test

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S has certain side effects which include:

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Fatigue
  • Changes in sense of taste
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headaches 

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of applying Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Oral thrush 
  • Change in vaginal discharge for women 
  • Swelling of hands,ankles and feet
  • Abdominal cramps/pain
  • Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller.Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe.
  • Fatigue- Patients experiencing this adverse effect, are advised to take deep breaths,intake tea or coffee,get a good night’s rest and not to over burden themselves for a few days
  • Stomach upset (nausea,vomiting and/or diarrhoea) -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication with food.It is important to have plenty of fluids during this time.
  • Loss of appetite- having smaller meals at regular meal times or at regular intervals is advised.Patient is asked to snack on healthy and nutritious snacks such as dry fruits throughout the day.
  • Change in taste- this tends to go away as soon as the patient stops taking the medicine but while treatment;salt water with baking soda (half a teaspoon of salt and baking soda in water) rinses and chewing on sugar free gum can help dissipate the change in taste.

Key Facts About Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S

  • Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is an antibiotic
  • Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is commonly used to treat respiratory infections and UTIs
  • Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is safe to be prescribed to children and elderly patients
  • 1-2 tablets of Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S are commonly prescribed depending upon the illness being treated
  • Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S may cause constipation,dizziness and headaches

FAQs

#1.WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#2.HOW TO STORE Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S?

Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#3.HOW DOES Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S WORK?

Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S belongs to a wide spread chemical group known as antibiotics.Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S works by preventing the growth/multiplication of the bacteria in the human body tus eradicating the infection.

#4.WILL Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S AFFECT MY SEXUAL ACTIVITY?

No,there isn't sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

#5.CAN I TAKE Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Yes,Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is deemed safe to be ingested during pregnancy under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#6.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S?

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Fatigue
  • Changes in sense of taste
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headaches 

#7.HOW DOES Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S WORK?

Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S belongs to a wide spread chemical group known as antibiotics.Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S works by preventing the growth/multiplication of the bacteria in the human body tus eradicating the infection.

#8.WILL Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S AFFECT MY SEXUAL ACTIVITY?

No,there isn't sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

#9.CAN I TAKE Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Yes,Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is deemed safe to be ingested during pregnancy under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#10.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S?

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Fatigue
  • Changes in sense of taste
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headaches 

#11.DOES Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S CAUSE ADDICTION?

No.This drug has shown no evidence to prove addiction of any kind in any patient.

#12.CAN I CONSUME ALCOHOL WITH Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S?

Alcohol if taken with the medication may lead to extreme dizziness.It is best to avoid the intake of alcohol during the course of your treatment.

#13.IS Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S SAFE TO GIVE TO ELDERLY PATIENTS?

Yes.This drug can be easily and safely prescribed to patients above 18 years of age.For eldery patients the dosage of the drug may be lower than normal due to decreased kidney function,Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S may not be effectively removed from the body and so,in such cases the doctor may prescribe an altered dose of the Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S.

#14.CAN Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S BE USED IF PATIENT IS HAVING FLU SYMPTOMS?

Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is not deemed to be effective against viruses as Keflex 500mg Capsule 12 'S is an antibiotic and therefore works on bacteria to eliminate bacterial infections.

 

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