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Doctor insights on: Is Keflex Safe To Take While Breastfeeding

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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What is the right dosage of cephalexin for breastfeeding moms?

What is the right dosage of cephalexin for breastfeeding moms?

Usual dose for adult: Cephalexin is compatible with breastfeeding and does not need dose adjusted. ...Read more

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Is it OK to breastfeed while taking oxycodin and keflex? I remember they ok ED it when the. Any was born but the antibiotics is new

Is it OK to breastfeed while taking oxycodin and keflex? I remember they ok ED it when the. Any was born but the antibiotics is new

Keflex is fine: It is fine to take Keflex while breastfeeding. Oxycodone is excreted in breast milk and the clinical significance of this to the baby is unknown. Be sure you are talking to your doctor about the fact that you are breast feeding so that they can make the safest choice for pain management for you. ...Read more

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If i'm allergic to penicillin is it safe to take keflex pulvales?

If i'm allergic to penicillin is it safe to take keflex pulvales?

No: If you are truly allergic to penicillin, you should avoid all penicillin derivatives and the first generation cephalosporins. Keflex is a first gen. Cephalosporin and may cross react with penicillin. See a board certified allergist to help you determine if penicillin is a true allergy for you. ...Read more

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If someone is allergic to keflex, is it safe for them to take flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl).

If someone is allergic to keflex, is it safe for them to take flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl).

Irrelevant: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is centrally acting muscle relaxant. Any medication can cause side effects and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is no exception. Always ask your doctor for more information about medication and your individual situation. ...Read more

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Took Keflex-7 days; finished last Thursday. Today, my dentist gave me Clindamycin. Is it safe to take this strong antibiotic so soon after Keflex?

Took Keflex-7 days; finished last Thursday. Today, my dentist gave me Clindamycin. Is it safe  to take this strong antibiotic so soon after Keflex?

It is safe: However, we have now entered an era where some bacterial species are resistant to the full range of antibiotics presently available. You should start your dental treatment ASAP. Take care. ...Read more