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i am on metroprolol can i take keflex

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Dr. Scott Diede
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Yes: There are no drug interactions between Motrin and keflex.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes : Orr is a cephalosporin and that class of antibiotic is safe whe pregnant.
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Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is a cephalosporin which is safe if not allergic to it.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valencia Porter
20 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: You can take probiotics, but the Keflex will be counter-balancing them so it will be important to take them after you are done with your course of ant ... Read More
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Dr. Dhaval Shah
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Probiotics: Keflex is an antibiotic that kills pathogenic bacteria as well as good bacteria in intestine which will allow growth of bad bacteria in intestine. Pro ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Four times daily: Rather than set an alarm to take medication exactly every 6hrs, space out your meds so that you end up taking 4x/d while awake, say 1st time upon waki ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Most people do not become allergic to antibiotics yet it can develop at any time. Thus there is no way to tell ahead of time whether you may be allerg ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Usually : Recent studies have found that a majority of people who are allergic to penicillin can tolerate cephalosporin (of which Keflex is one) and particularl ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Yes: Ciprofloxacin is part of the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics and is different than cephalexin, which is a cephalosporin. As always, consult your ... Read More
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: I see why not. Make sure you take a probiotic supplement while taking Keflex to avoid diarrhea and bacterial overgrowth from the antibiotic killing yo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely, not certain: The majority of people who are told they are allergic to penicillin are not actually so (they get rashes for other reasons, e.g.). Of those that are a ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Martinez
Specializes in Allergy
Maybe: Penicillins (like amoxil) & cephalosporins (like keflex) are both beta-lactam antibiotics named because of their ringed chemical structure. Allergy to ... Read More
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