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Cephalexin

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
48 years experience
I would take it.: My hand has a lot of close spaces and what starts as a simple cut could end up with loss of the finger.. No doubt if it was my injury I would take the... Read More
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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 39 years experience
Antibiotics are not: a "cure-all" and certainly can be the source of some serious side effects. A clean laceration to the hand not affecting deeper structures can be succ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olga Nilova
Specializes in Pediatrics
Specifics needed: You have to be more specific. How much of an overdose it was? Was it a one time overdose or a repetitive one s over several days?
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A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Of course not: It would be unusual to need both these antibiotics at the same time, and you definitely should not take them, either alone or together, except under a... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 38 years experience
It can be...: ...For certain types of bacterial infections.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Cephalexin: is a cephalosporin antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 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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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 38 years experience
Duration of action?: The duration of action of Keflex is about 12 hours the shelf life of Keflex is 2-3 years if stored well.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Yes: There is no significant negative interaction.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 50 years experience
No: There are no food contraindications with Keflex but it is better absorbed if taken on an empty stomach ie 1 hour before or 2 hours after eating.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Drinks: it is not advisable to drink when you are on antibiotics
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