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Neither: Both antibiotics are effective bactericidal drugs. Keflex causes time dependent killing while Cipro causes concentration dependent killing. The 2 drugs have different antibacterial spectrums. In general Cipro has better activity against gram negative bacteria like pseudomonas while Keflex is more active against gram positive bacteria like staph. And strep. Species. ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Having CBC and liver panel drawn tomorrow. Taking keflex and diflucan. Will these affect test readings? Should i not take morning dose prior to test?
My blood came back and something in my liver was high. Over the past month i've been on cephalexin twice and clindamycin.Could it be due to that?
Had blood taken doctor said something in my liver came back high i've been on cephalexin twice then clindamycin could it have something to do with it?
Doctor said something was high in my liver probably due to my antibiotics(cephalexin) (clindamycin) is it normal because i'm a little scared?
Probably OK: Your liver enzymes (measured in the blood) can go up and down for many reasons. Yours are probably up a bit because of some medications you've been taking. Ask your doctor what the plan is for rechecking the blood work (how soon), and also ask what he/she plans to do if the numbers don't go back to normal. Lots of medicines raise the liver enzymes and it's almost always no big deal. ...Read more
Yes, but…: Your fp may want to monitor liver function while you are taking sporonox as there is significant potential for liver damage. No interactions between the two drugs are listed. If you are taking other meds, they should be cross-checked as well. ...Read more
Yes: Keflex (cephalexin) is a member of cephalosporin family of antibiotics which are cousins to penicillins. Be sure to tell your doctors about your all your (drug) allergies, especially types of reactions. We're most concerned about anaphylaxis. In the future, if necessary & appropriate, you can take unrelated sulfa, mycins & quinolone type antibiotics. See my comments for additional links. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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