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A 22-year-old female asked:

I was prescribed 500mg of cephalexin for a small cut on my toe. i read the side effects of this antibiotic and i am weary about taking it 4 x a day.

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 46 years experience
No Problem..: I would be too. Call the physician, and ask if you can reduce the script by half. Say 500mg. 2 X a day. There is nothing wrong with asking questions when you have concerns. Remember to keep the wound clean and watch for wound improvement.
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