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medicine for cephalexin overdose

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Hard to overdose: Cephalexin (at what strength?) is very hard to overdose on. Would not worry about the two doses you took and just follow directions from now on.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Statin Drug: Statin drugs are medications used to help redue cholesterol and lipids in your blood. Cephalexin is an antibiotic and that's not in the statin categor ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
22 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Not a street drug : So Keflex aka cephalexin (generic name) us an antibiotic and not relevant to your question. Take care,
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
About 2 days, but...: The drug will be gone from your blood and tissues within 2 days of the last dose, but if the cephalexin had an effect on your GI tract (e.g., diarrhea ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Doubt tt: Anything is possible but this is a very benign drug with few human toxicities beyond allergic reactions.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Probably nothing: Cephalexin is a very safe antibiotic. Even a giant overdose is not likely to be harmful.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience in Urology
Yes: The otc cold remedies taken as directed are safe with antibiotics.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orlando Deffer
Specializes in General Practice
Depends: It depends on clinical scenario . Metoprolol for instance is twice per day unless is long acting metoprolol succinate. Digoxin is once per day. The re ... Read More
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