Generic Cephalexin is a Cephalosporin antibiotic used for treating bacterial infections of skin, bone, sinuses, ear, respiratory tract, and urinary tract. This antibiotic also creates side effects. It is better to visit doctor when the intensity of the side effect increases. The most serious side effects that might occur with the intake of generic cephalexin like wheezing, diarrhea, difficulty in breathing, redness, pealing or blistering of skin and tiredness.
There are certain drugs, which interact with Generic Cephalexin and increase the intensity of the side effects. So inform your doctor if you are under any other medication before you take Generic Cephalexin
If you have missed any dose of Generic Cephalexin take it as soon as possible and if it is time for next dose then it is better to skip the missed dose and consult your doctor. Overdose of Generic Cephalexin needs immediate medical attention.
Before you go in for Generic Cephalexin ask you doctor
Whether it is possible to take it with other drugs?
What are the foods that have to be avoided?
Is Generic medicine to be taken?
Will Generic Cephalexin suit you?
What are the serious side effects that might occur?
Tell your doctor if you have a habit of frequently smoking and taking alcohol because this affects the working of Generic Cephalexin.The daily-recommended dosage of Generic Cephalexin is 250mg once a day. If you are above the age of 65 and having any problem with your kidneys, it is better to consult your doctor before you go in for Generic Cephalexin. The same dosage is not prescribed for everyone. Consult your doctor for changes in diet and life style, which increases the effectiveness of medicine. You must monitor your blood pressure daily when you are under this medication.
By Ammy, International Drug Mart M.Sc
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