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Keflex overdose

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Keflex overdose: Keflex is an antibiotic. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication or substance is used.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Time: You cannot really overdose on an antibiotic, but if you take too much of one of them, then time is all it should take to clear it naturally.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Unnecessary: They are both similar cephalosporin antibiotics, and do not have much of an additive effect. One or the other should be enough.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Greenly
37 years experience Family Medicine
An old stand by: Keflex has been around as an antibacterial almost since the first the beginning of medicine. It has withstood the test of time, and continues today to ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Not commonly: Yes but not commonly.
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A member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes.: If you have a urinary tract infection it is common to take Azo for symptoms until the infection responds to an antibiotic such as keflex.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
13 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 3-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Is it /dose or /day?: depends on the diagnosis, patient's weight and frequency, at any rate, not a high dose
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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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