Keflex 500 mg Capsule are intended to treat bacterial infection that occurs in the urinary tract, and lung infections such as pneumonia, ear, skin, bone, etc. The active ingredient Cephalosporin kills the bacteria and prevents cell damage. It does not work for viral infections like fever and any similar infection.
WAY OF ADMINISTRATION:
Keflex 500 mg Capsule is an oral formulation for easy administration. Consume it with or without food. Do not cut, crack, bite or triturate the capsule. Administer it with a full glass of water to avoid stomach upset. Consume it as directed by a physician.
SIDE EFFECTS OF CEPHALEXIN:
Everyone may experience different side effects as it depends upon dose and duration. Here is the list of a few common side effects. which gets disappear as you stop taking medicine:
- Skin rash
You may experience darkening in urine color but it is not harmful as it will get normal once you stop taking Keflex 500 mg Capsule.
If you are allergic to any ingredients, that can also be the reason behind the side effects. Inform your doctor if you experience any of the following severe side effects:
- Vaginal infection
- Difficulty in breathing
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Abdominal pain
- Stomach pain in the upper right side
DOSAGE OF KEFLEX 500:
The dose of Keftab 500mg Capsule depends upon infection and the patient’s age. It may vary drug quantity. Usually, it is recommended twice a day. Take a prescribed dose and do not skip or stop by yourself, which may lead to the regrowth of bacteria.
Keep it at room temperature.
Keep away from sunlight.
Keep away from children.
Tell your doctor if you have any allergies to any ingredients present in Keftab 500mg capsules to prevent side effects.
It is necessary to discuss with your doctor if you have any medical history like liver disorders, kidney issues, or any blood-related disorders, like low blood count and any genetic disorders.
Avoid alcoholic beverages until the dose gets finished as it may give side effects like loss of appetite, vomiting, nausea, and headache.
Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should avoid taking Keftab 500mg capsules as it passes through breast milk which is harmful to the baby.
Tell your doctor if you’re taking medications like herbal, vitamins, or protein supplements. Inform your doctor if you are taking metformin and probenecid.
Also, inform if you are taking antihypertensive drugs because it may lower the effect of Keftab 500mg capsules.
Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers may consult with a doctor before taking the capsule.
|Cephalexin (first generation cephalosporin)||500mg|