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Do anyone knows about the medicine cephalexin?

Do anyone knows about the medicine cephalexin?

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  • Alfred
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    1 decade ago
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    CONTENTS Cephalexin monohydrate

    INDICATIONS

    Resp tract infections, ENT infections, UTI, prophylactic treatment of recurrent UTI, skin, soft tissue, bone & joint infections, O & G infections, gonorrhoea, dental infections.

    DOSAGE

    Adult 1-2 g daily given in divided doses, may increase to 6 g daily in severe infections. Gonorrhoea Single dose of 2-3 g w/ 0.5-1 g probenecid. Infant & childn 25-100 mg/kg body wt daily in divided doses to a max 4 g daily. 5-12 yr 250 mg tds, 1-5 yr 125 mg tds, <1 yr 125 mg bd. In severe infections the dosage may be doubled.

    ADMINISTRATION: May be taken with or without food (May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.).

    US FDA PREGNANCY CATEGORY B

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    Cephalosporin hypersensitivity.

    SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS

    Penicillin hypersensitivity. Renal insufficiency. Prolonged use. History of colitis. Pregnancy, lactation.

    ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS

    Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal discomfort, skin rashes, eosinophilia, neutropenia & elevations in serum transaminases. Supra-infection, pseudomembranous colitis.

    參考資料

    http://www.mimsonline.com/mimsonline/drugdetails.a...

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