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What negative health consequences are associated with cephalexin that you may have experienced?

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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: GI & skin

Typical reactions include nausea, vomiting & diarrhea.
These are seen at times with all vomiting. Skin reactions include allergic hives and more severe immune responses including erythema nodosum, erythema multiforme, & stevens-johnson syndrome. The typical target lesions of erythema multiforme are shown in the image. Another rare reaction is protracted joint swelling.

In brief: GI & skin

Typical reactions include nausea, vomiting & diarrhea.
These are seen at times with all vomiting. Skin reactions include allergic hives and more severe immune responses including erythema nodosum, erythema multiforme, & stevens-johnson syndrome. The typical target lesions of erythema multiforme are shown in the image. Another rare reaction is protracted joint swelling.
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