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What are the side effects of keflex antibiotic?

What are the side effects of keflex antibiotic?

Keflex side effects: Keflex is a cephalosporin antibiotic. This antibiotic can commonly cause gastrointestinal side effects like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and sometimes, headaches. Serious side effects include anaphylactic reactions, decrease in blood cells and liver disease. ...Read more

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Daughter is on keflex for an infection from bee sting when do side effects normally kick in?

Daughter is on keflex for an infection from bee sting when do side effects normally kick in?

????????????????: It is not clear what you are asking. If the kid had an allergic reaction to the med it could be immediate, or show up as a rash or digestive problems within a few days. If you are looking for something specific, please start over and be specific. This is not a chat room and questions are not linked. ...Read more

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I've had chronic fatigue for 2 mths. I was told I had strep& given penicilon. A wk later I went back & was given keflex, taken all & still no change.

I've had chronic fatigue for 2 mths. I was told I had strep& given penicilon. A wk later I went back & was given keflex, taken all & still no change.

Cannot diagnose: Chronic ill-defined fatigue is one of the more frustrating things doctors see since it can be due to multiple factors and often to depression. Without being able to obtain a full history, physical exam and have labs available can only suggest you see a doctor who specializes in this area. In addition, answers on healthtap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. ...Read more

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Side effects of cephalexin?

Side effects of cephalexin?

Few: Aside from allergic reactions which are few, occasional GI upset, Cephalexin has very few side-effects. ...Read more

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Side effects from cephalexin?

Side effects from cephalexin?

Few: Aside from allergic reactions which are few, occasional GI upset, Cephalexin has very few side-effects. ...Read more

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What side effects should I be worried about while taking cephalexin?

What side effects should I be worried about while taking cephalexin?

Side effects rare: Cephalexin is an antibiotic and typically has few side effects. If you are allergic, you may develop swelling, difficulty breathing or a rash. Otherwise, stomach upset is a rare side effect. Yeast infections are common after any antibiotic. ...Read more

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WHAT IS THE LONG TERM SIDE EFFECTS OF TAKING NITROFURITOIN AND CEPHALEXIN TOGETHER?

WHAT IS THE LONG TERM SIDE EFFECTS OF TAKING NITROFURITOIN AND CEPHALEXIN TOGETHER?

Probably safe: It is unusual to require both these antibiotics at the same time. Confirm with the prescribing doctor(s) that both are needed. However, if needed, they should not interact: there are no known increased side effects from taking both at once. ...Read more

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I stopped taking cephalexin, but I'm still getting the side effects. How long will these last?

More info: If you tell us the specific side effects you are experiencing we are more likely to be able to provide a helpful answer. Consider resubmitting with clarification. ...Read more

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Cephalexin side effects and safety? Allergic reaction risk?

Cephalexin side effects and safety? Allergic reaction risk?

Urticaria: Cephalexin is an oral antibiotic, belongs to the class of 'cephalosporin'. People who are allergic to 'penicillin" in general, will have cross sensitivity reaction to cephalosporin as well. The drug reaction can vary from mild urticarial rash to severe anaphylaxis, which will be life a threatening situation. Sometimes cephalosporin can give 'drug induced fever' as well. Good luck! ...Read more

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Side effects of drinking beer while on cephalexin?

Side effects of drinking beer while on cephalexin?

Few if any: You will probably have a higher alcohol level than if you did not drink beer, but other than that should be safe. ...Read more

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One of the side effects of cephalexin is it can cause pseudomembranous colitis. If you were to give a percentage, how likely is this to happen?

One of the side effects of cephalexin is it can cause pseudomembranous colitis. If you were to give a percentage, how likely is this to happen?

Cannot: Clostridium difficile colitis occurs when you alter the normal colonic flora with antibiotics and it grows out and produces toxin. Whether this happens depends on whether you were previously colonized with this organism, the strain in your colon and other factors. No specific %s are available. Don't use antibiotics unless necessary. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of sulfamethoxazole-tmp--am I allergic to cephalexin?

What are the side effects of sulfamethoxazole-tmp--am I allergic to cephalexin?

Allergenic: Tmp (bactrim, septra, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) etc.) has a sulfonamide as one component. These are among the most allergy creating drugs known and anyone who is developing an allergy to other classes of drugs, like cephalosporins, has a higher risk of also being allergic to sulfa. Be careful! ...Read more

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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.

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.

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. ...Read more

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Prescribed 500mg cephalexin for my adult cystic acne 4x day for 14days, then twice daily. Will this cause much side effects for me? & will this work?

Prescribed 500mg cephalexin for my adult cystic acne 4x day for 14days, then twice daily.  Will this cause much side effects for me? & will this work?

Probably No & No: It probably won't cause significant side effects. If you truly have cystic acne, it's a bit of a long shot, and you would probably be better served by starting accutane. ...Read more

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I am on prednisone and cephalexin for a fairly bad case of poison ivy. Are there any side effects of smoking some pots while on these two?

I am on prednisone and cephalexin for a fairly bad case of poison ivy. Are there any side effects of smoking some pots while on these two?

Cephalexin isn't the: Treatment for poison ivy, so they must be treating you for an infection, in which case I would recommend no smoking or alcohol especially while on meds! ...Read more

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I was put on cephalexin for an outer ear infection1 day ago. I have nausea and fatigue. Am i just having side effects or the flu?

I was put on cephalexin for an outer ear infection1 day ago. I have nausea and fatigue. Am i just having side effects or the flu?

Both possible: It is certainly unusual for an "outer ear infection" to produce nausea and fatigue. Also, strange presentation for influenza. Would check back with the doctor who gave you the cephalexin. ...Read more

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Is fatigue and neausa normal side effects of xeralto?

Is fatigue and neausa normal side effects of xeralto?

Side effects: Fatigue is one of the side effects of Xarelto. It can also cause muscle weakness; dizziness or passing out; and signs of bleeding like throwing up blood. Talk to your PCP if the symptoms you are experiencing do not improve or become intrusive into your daily life. ...Read more