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Cephalexin And Nexplanon
Taking Cephalexin for paronychia, no condoms w husband bc I've been on Nexplanon since last August. Should I be worried it can make it less effective?
Nexplanon got infected and was removed, on Cephalexin to treat infection. Another rod being placed on other arm, does antibiotic make it less effective?
I have been taking a antibiotic for a uti the past 4 days and I have the nexplanon will keflex the antibiotic affect my nexplanon??
I have implanon nd been taking sebtra nd keflex for a week. Will this cause Brown Mucus discharge?
I am on keflex and implanon. My partner came inside me onthe first day of my period. Any chance of getting pregnant?
Been on Nexplanon over 1 year, taking cefalexin for paronychia. No condoms w husband been having sex should I worry antibiotic makes it less effective?
Yes you should be: The combination may decrease the hormonal concentration efficacy. You can discuss thsi wiht your physician and try condoms or other techniques until you complete teh antibitoics ...Read more
PCN: If allergic to pcn high, if not same % as normal population. ...Read more
See below: Amoxicillin and Cephalexin have different antibacterial spectra. If an infecting organism is sensitive to both drugs they will work equally well. But if an infection is due to enterococcus Amoxicillin will usually work while Cephalexin will not. Conversely if an infection is due to mssa Cephalexin will work while Amoxicillin will not. ...Read more
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Not uncommon: This is a common finding. It's related to some of the ingredients in the pill. Don't worry about this necessarily being abnormal. ...Read more
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Yes: The otc cold remedies taken as directed are safe with antibiotics. ...Read more
Timing, symptoms: There are different kinds of reactions one can have to antibiotics. There are many factors in the history which help diagnose this (timing of the reaction in proximity to the antibiotic, oral/iv, past history, family history). An allergist can perform testing to help confirm Cephalexin allergy if necessary. ...Read more
Yes: That should be ok, as long as the doctor (or doctors) know that you are doing that. There are details that are missing here. They know why you were giving these. ...Read more
No interaction: There is no significant interaction between the two stated medications, but unexpected reaction can occur with any combination of meds. Use only if needed and follow the direction of your prescribing physician who knows your situation best. Best of luck to you. ...Read more
Cepahlaxin: If the infection is a susceptible strain, it will take a few days to a week or so depnding where and how bad the infection is. ...Read more
Yes: In certain situations where we need the coverage of both. ...Read more
No.: Cephalexin is a an antibiotic in the cephalosporin family, with a mechanism of action similar to penicillins. It works by disrupting the synthesis of bacterial cell walls. Quinolones, like ciprofloxacin, are a different class of antibiotics, with a completely different structure and mechanism of action. These work by preventing dna unwinding. These classes are unrelated. ...Read more
Preg with cephalexin: No. You should not take any medication until it is given an ok by your ob. ...Read more