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Is cephalexin an antibiotic?

is cephalexin an antibiotic? Cephalexin is used for a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. Cephalexin 500mg capsules work by stopping the growth of bacteria. Buy cephalexin online will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness. However, Allergy to cephalosporin is maculopapular or morbilliform rash.

How to use

  • Take cephalexin 500mg capsules by mouth as directed by your doctor
  • Usually every 6 to 12 hours with or without food.
  • If you are using the suspension, shake the bottle well before each dose.
  • Measure the dose carefully using a special measuring device/spoon.
  • Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose.

The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. In children, the dose is also based on weight. If you have a question on is cephalexin an antibiotic? ask your doctor.

For the best effect, take this antibiotic at evenly spaced times. To help you remember, take this medication at the same time(s) every day.

Continue to take Cephalexin 500mg capsules until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may allow bacteria to continue to grow, which may result in a return of the infection.

Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.

Side effects

  • Diarrhea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • upset stomach

If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that cephalexin is used for your good health. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects and allergy to cephalosporin.

Use of this medication for prolonged or repeated periods may result in oral thrush or a new yeast infection. Contact your doctor if you notice white patches in your mouth, a change in vaginal discharge, or other new symptoms.

Some serious and rare side effects

This medication may rarely cause a severe intestinal condition (Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea) due to resistant bacteria. This condition may occur during treatment or weeks to months after treatment has stopped. Do not use anti-diarrhea or opioid medications if you have any of the following symptoms because these products may make them worse. Tell your doctor right away if you develop:

  • persistent diarrhea
  • abdominal
  • stomach pain/cramping
  • blood/mucus in your stool

A very serious allergy to cephalosporin is rare. However, get medical help right away.

Warnings & Precautions

  1. Before taking cephalexin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have an allergy to cephalosporin.
  2. Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.
  3. Do not have any immunizations/vaccinations while using this medication unless your doctor tells you to.
  4. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use.

Cephalexin is used for certain penicillin-allergic patients. The liquid form of this product may contain sugar. Moreover, ask your doctor or pharmacist about using this product safely.

However, During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

This medication passes into breast milk. However, Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.


Store the cephalexin 500mg capsules and tablets at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom.

Store the suspension in the refrigerator between 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C). Do not freeze. Keep the container tightly closed. Discard any unused portion after 14 days.

Nonetheless, Different brands of this medication may have different storage requirements. Read the package labeling or ask your pharmacist for the storage requirements for the product you are using.

Keep all medications away from children and pets.

However, Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Drug interactions

Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Moreover, Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor’s approval.

Buy cephalexin online may interfere with certain laboratory tests (including Coombs’ test, certain urine glucose tests), possibly causing false test results. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use this drug.

What is Canada Drugs’ online pharmacy?

Buy cephalexin online with or without a prescription from us. Moreover, Consult your doctor if you have been exposed to an infection or for more details.

For the safety and health of our clients, Canada Drugs employs dedicated, professional certified pharmacists to guarantee that every order is examined before it is dispensed. Your health is our main priority at

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