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What is the treatment for cephalexin overdose?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 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 killing off normal beneficial bacteria but these can be replaced in short order with probiotics.
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