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Cephalexin overdose medication

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Cephalexin overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. "Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, di... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Not considered toxic: Like many foreign proteins we ingest this antibiotic is essentially nontoxic. In large quantities it can certainly cause gastrointestinal problems by ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Infection: Typical might be bronchitis, pneumonia, sinus, skin, urine.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Montgomery
Dentistry 41 years experience
Good for infections: Cephalexin is a wonderful medication for moderate to severe oral bacterial infections. However, overuse can lead to some very severe intestinal probl... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
A few hours: It will be gone within 12-24 hours. But probably doesn't matter much: not likely to be harmful. Even if you're allergic to it, most severe allergic r... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: That medication has no effect on conception or on a baby if you were pregnant.
A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
Dermatology 22 years experience
Sometimes, : Sometimes, a boil can take a few days to start to improve. Perhaps a kenalog (triamcinolone) injection into the area might help. Other options might... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not at same time: Separate the two pills and take them at least 6 hours apart for best absorption of the antibiotic.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Why are you on abx?: Well first of all what was your diagnosis. Chances are the antibiotic is just beginning to work now. If you are on the antibiotic for upper respirator... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Doubt tt: Anything is possible but this is a very benign drug with few human toxicities beyond allergic reactions.

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