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Dr rxed cephalexin 500mg, 3x a day for 10 days for infected wound. I also take Zofran regularly for anxiety induced nausea. Do these meds interact?
No interaction: Take both drugs as directed. There is no interaction between them. If any doubt remains, contact the doctor (s) who prescribed them. FYI, if you google "drug interactions" you'll find several websites that check for interactions between any drugs that exist. One of them (which I just used to answer your question) is at http://www. Webmd. Com/interaction-checker/default. Htm ...Read more
I'm taking cephalexin for a sty in my eye and I now have nausea. I have a history of gi problems, how can I ease the nausea feeling?
I was put on cephalexin for an outer ear infection1 day ago. I have nausea and fatigue. Am I just having side affects or the flu?
24 hrs ago I started Cephalexin 10ml 3x a day (liquid) for infected sebaceous cyst on my breast. Its been making me nauseous & sour stomach. I've taken this exact med before for other things & it never caused nausea until now. How to stop the nausea?
Another cause?: As you have experienced before, cephalexin usually doesn't cause such symptoms. Most people tolerate it very well. So maybe it's not the cause? Try taking it with food, which will not interfere with absorption or effectiveness. Or ask your doctor or pharmacist about a different formulation, like capsules. Why are you taking the liquid form anyway? ...Read more
UTI and Nausea: Unfortunately yes. But, so can the antibiotics you are taking. This should not be long lasting so not a reason to stop yet. But, if you do not have Meclizine in your medicine cabinet you can get this "anti-nausea" and "anti-dizzy" medicine anywhere you buy vitamins and over the counter medications. Meclizine is very effective and a nice thing to have ready for times like this. ...Read more
I am on Keflex (liquid) for a UTI. It is giving me an upset stomach, burning in my esophagus and nausea. I've been taking a probiotic. What can I do?!
Dentist has me taking cephalexin 50pmg & hydrocod/aceta 5-325mg. Is it normal to be very nauseas & feel funny hot & stomach upset sunlight bothers me?
Side effects: It is always best to discuss these types of issues with the doctor who actually prescribed the medication. We are not privy to your medical history and have not examined you. Your symptoms may or may not be related to the medication. ...Read more
Are you supposed to feel sick on your period because I feel really sick or is that from taking keflex my antibiotics?
Can I take cefalexin, metoclopramide and a pain killer pill together? I currently have a quite hideous infection, nausea and period cramps : (
How long have you been on these meds and are they helping you?
Infection, nausea, and cramps indicates that you must either go first to the Emergency facility or to your Primary doctor.
Please let me know what develops. ...Read more
I've taken cephalexin for 7 days for an infection. I have 4 more days worth of dosage. It's causing nausea and diarrhea can I stop taking it?
It depends: It depends on the infection and whether it is entirely resolved. Please be careful about stopping medicine early, as it can lead to untreated infections and resistant organisms. Talk to your doctor about whether you should stop treatment, change antibiotics, or try to complete your course of cephalexin. ...Read more
I started cephalexin for an infection and Prozac (fluoxetine) around the same time. Which one is most likely causing nausea, dizziness, fatigue, and diarrhea?
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