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cepahalexin

This medicine is used in lung infections, ENT (ear-nose-throat) infections, urinary tract infections, skin, bones and soft tissue infections, sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhoea and syphilis. This medicine is also used in gynaecological infections (female reproductive system infections), obstetrical (relating to child birth) infections and in different dental procedures.

Contradications

It is contraindicated in diarrhea caused by clostridium difficile infection, large intestine inflammation, chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe), chronic kidney disease stage 5 (failure) and in kidney disease with reduction in kidney function.

Side effects

This medicine may cause allergy, rash, stomach upset, collitis (inflammation of colon), neutropenia (decrease white blood cells), Stevens-Johnson syndrome (rare skin disorder) or toxic epidermal necrolysis (skin disease). Please cosult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.

Expert Advice

  • It can be taken with meals (helps reduce abdominal discomfort) or without meals.
  • Should be taken at regular intervals as scheduled.
  • Its oral suspension, should be shaken well before use and use a calibrated measuring device to confirm accuracy in dose.
  • If there is unrelieved diarrhea, unusual bleeding or bruising, change in urine pattern, vaginal itching & mouth sores; contact your prescriber immediately.
  • After 2 or more months into the therapy, watery or bloody stools may occur which can be serious and immediate medical help is required.
  • Drink sufficient amount of fluids (2 to 3 liters a day) to maintain hydration, unless prescribed otherwise by the doctor.

FAQs

Cephalexin is a strong antibiotic?

It is a first generation, cephalosporin antibiotic. It is effective against bacteria involved in upper and lower respiratory tract infections, otitis media, skin/bone/joint infections.

How to administer this medicine?

Use it as prescribed by your health care provider. It is advised not to use this repeatedly or for a prolonged period unless instructed by your healthcare provider. Make sure to complete the course of the medicine to prevent recurring infections. The dosage of this medicine is dependent on the age, condition, and its severity.

How to store this medicine?

Please store this medicine at room temperature (20-25 Celsius) or refrigerate (below 10 C) depending on the medicine type and manufacturer. Keep medicine away from excessive light, moisture, and children. Please do not flush medicines down the toilet. Please read the leaflet provided with the medicine for further storage guidance.

How quickly can cephalexin act?

It is an antibiotic that begins by killing the bacteria causing skin infection very quickly. You may not notice its improvement within 2 to 3 days. However, follow all directions of the doctor and complete your dose of cephalexin.

Cephalexin should be taken before or after a meal?

It comes as a capsule, tablet and suspension and taken by mouth. It can be taken usually with or without meal in every 6 to 12 hours for 7 to 14 days.

Which food you shouldn’t have when taking cephalexin?

Foods with acidic content in them like citrus juice, carbonated beverages, chocolate, antacids and tomato-based products (ketchup) can interfere with the absorption of cephalexin.

Which skin infections can cephalexin treat?

It may be effective and highly useful in the treatment of streptococcal and staphylococcal skin infections.

Medicines containing cepahalexin

Abirex 250mg

By Alliance

Pack size: 12's

Rs.70

Abirex 500mg

By Alliance

Pack size: 12's

Rs.138

Abirex 125mg|5ml

By Alliance

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.57

Abirex 250mg|5ml

By Alliance

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89

Ag-Cin 250mg

By Saydon

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.36.33

Ag-Cin 500mg

By Saydon

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.70.09

Ag-Cin 100mg|ml

By Saydon

Pack size: 10ml

Rs.56.92

Ag-Cin 125mg|5ml

By Saydon

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.51

Ag-Cin 250mg|5ml

By Saydon

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89

Bactex 250mg

By Roryan Pharma

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.51

Bactex 500mg

By Roryan Pharma

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.100

Bactex 125mg|5ml

By Roryan Pharma

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.59

Bactex 250mg|5ml

By Roryan Pharma

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.102

Bacticlor 500mg

By Hirani's Pharma

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.103.54

Blocef 250mg

By Bloom Pharma

Pack size: 12's

Rs.102

Blocef 500mg

By Bloom Pharma

Pack size: 12's

Rs.200

Blocef 125mg|5ml

By Bloom Pharma

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.59

Blocef 250mg|5ml

By Bloom Pharma

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.102

Camocep 250mg

By Mendoza

Pack size: 10's

Rs.71

Camocep 500mg

By Mendoza

Pack size: 10's

Rs.132

Camocep 100mg|ml

By Mendoza

Pack size: 10ml

Rs.52.4

Camocep 125mg|5ml

By Mendoza

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.45

Cefanex 250mg

By Paramount

Pack size: 12's

Rs.87.94

Cefanex 500mg

By Paramount

Pack size: 12's

Rs.149.49

Cefanex 125mg|5ml

By Paramount

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.51

Cefanex 250mg|5ml

By Paramount

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89

Cefarid 500mg

By Envoy

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.69

Cefarid 250mg|5ml

By Envoy

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89

Ceflex 250mg

By KPL

Pack size: 100's

Rs.710.6

Ceflex 250mg

By KPL

Pack size: 2x10's

Rs.15.18

Ceflex 500mg

By KPL

Pack size: 100's

Rs.1496.63

Cefocure 250mg

By Global-Vision

Pack size: 12's

Rs.70

Cefocure 500mg

By Global-Vision

Pack size: 12's

Rs.138

Cefocure 125mg|5ml

By Global-Vision

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.51

Cefocure 250mg|5ml

By Global-Vision

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89

Celerim 250mg

By Dr.Raza

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.41.5

Celerim 500mg

By Dr.Raza

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.85

Celerim 125mg|5ml

By Dr.Raza

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.51

Celerim 250mg|5ml

By Dr.Raza

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.83

Celexin 250mg

By Miracle

Pack size: 12's

Rs.70

Celexin 500mg

By Miracle

Pack size: 12's

Rs.138

Celexin 125mg|5ml

By Miracle

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.51

Celexin 250mg|5ml

By Miracle

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89

Cepalex 250mg

By Pliva

Pack size: 12's

Rs.88

Cepalex 500mg

By Pliva

Pack size: 12's

Rs.172

Cepalex 125mg|5ml

By Pliva

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.52

Cepalex 250mg

By Pliva

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.74.8

Cepaxin 250mg

By Epoch

Pack size: 10's

Rs.85

Cepaxin 500mg

By Epoch

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.100

Cepaxin 125mg|5ml

By Epoch

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.59

Cepaxin 250mg|5ml

By Epoch

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.102

Cephalin 250mg

By Sharex

Pack size: 30's

Rs.171.09

Cephalin 500mg

By Sharex

Pack size: 12's

Rs.138

Cephalin 125mg|5ml

By Sharex

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.51

Cephalin 250mg|5ml

By Sharex

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89

Cephlosun 250mg

By Hisun

Pack size: 12's

Rs.70

Cephlosun 500mg

By Hisun

Pack size: 12's

Rs.170

Cephlosun 125mg|5ml

By Hisun

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.50

Cephlosun 250mg|5ml

By Hisun

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89

Ceporex 250mg

By GlaxoSmithKline

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.70.19

Ceporex 500mg

By GlaxoSmithKline

Pack size: 2x6s

Rs.140.51

Ceporex 100mg|ml

By GlaxoSmithKline

Pack size: 10ml

Rs.90.53

Ceporex 125mg/5ml

By GlaxoSmithKline

Pack size: 90ml

Rs.117.17

Ceporex Suspension 250mg/5ml

By GlaxoSmithKline

Pack size: 90ml

Rs.201.42

Cerox 125mg|5ml

By S.J. & G. Fazul Ellahie

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.47

Cerox 250mg|5ml

By S.J. & G. Fazul Ellahie

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.79

Cesal 250mg

By Goodman

Pack size: 12's

Rs.70

Cesal 500mg

By Goodman

Pack size: 12's

Rs.138

Cesal 125mg|5ml

By Goodman

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.51

Ciblexin 250mg

By Cibex

Pack size: 10's

Rs.72

Ciblexin 500mg

By Cibex

Pack size: 10's

Rs.140

Ciblexin 125mg|5ml

By Cibex

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.50

Defalex 250mg

By Danas

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.35

Defalex 500mg

By Danas

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.69

Defalex 125mg|5ml

By Danas

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.40

Defalex 250mg|5ml

By Danas

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.70

Delexin 250mg

By Mega

Pack size: 12's

Rs.70

Delexin 500mg

By Mega

Pack size: 12's

Rs.138

Delexin 125mg|5ml

By Mega

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.51

Delexin 250mg|5ml

By Mega

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89

Efalexin 250mg

By Biorex

Pack size: 12's

Rs.80

Efalexin 500mg

By Biorex

Pack size: 12's

Rs.160

Efalexin 125mg|5ml

By Biorex

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.45

Efalexin 250mg|5ml

By Biorex

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.80

Elexin 250mg

By E-Lite

Pack size: 12's

Rs.70

Elexin 500mg

By E-Lite

Pack size: 12's

Rs.138

Elexin 125mg|5ml

By E-Lite

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.40

Elexin 250mg|5ml

By E-Lite

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.70

Eurocef 250mg

By Euro Pharma

Pack size: 10's

Rs.69.4

Eurocef 500mg

By Euro Pharma

Pack size: 10's

Rs.136.5

Eurocef 125mg|5ml

By Euro Pharma

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.50.4

Frelexin 500mg

By Friends

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.69

Frelexin 100mg|ml

By Friends

Pack size: 10ml

Rs.48

Frelexin 125mg|5ml

By Friends

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.51

Frelexin 250mg|5ml

By Friends

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89

Ipralexin 500mg

By Ipharm

Pack size: 1 Vial

Rs.30

Ipralexin 125mg|5ml

By Ipharm

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.51

Ipralexin 250mg|5ml

By Ipharm

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89

Jaflex 250mg

By Jafson

Pack size: 12's

Rs.85

Jaflex 500mg

By Jafson

Pack size: 12's

Rs.165

Jaflex 125mg|5ml

By Jafson

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.48

Jaflex 250mg|5ml

By Jafson

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.85

Kavelex 250mg

By Don Valley

Pack size: 12's

Rs.85.47

Kavelex 500mg

By Don Valley

Pack size: 12's

Rs.159.55

Kavelex 100mg|ml

By Don Valley

Pack size: 10ml

Rs.60.01

Kavelex 125mg|5ml

By Don Valley

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.50.81

Kavelex 250mg|5ml

By Don Valley

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.82.04

Keflex 250mg

By AGP

Pack size: 1x12's

Rs.140.11

Keflex 500mg

By AGP

Pack size: 1x12's

Rs.261.79

Keflex 100mg/ml

By AGP

Pack size: 10ml

Rs.98

Keflex 250mg/5ml

By AGP

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.160.57

Keforal 100mg|ml

By Ankaz

Pack size: 10ml

Rs.73

Keforal 125mg|5ml

By Ankaz

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.61

Keforal 250mg|5ml

By Ankaz

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.101

Keforal 250mg

By Ankaz

Pack size: 10's

Rs.73.2

Keforal 250mg

By Ankaz

Pack size: 12's

Rs.91.25

Keforal 500mg

By Ankaz

Pack size: 10's

Rs.146

Keforal 500mg

By Ankaz

Pack size: 12's

Rs.146

Kefporin 125mg

By Helicon

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.73

Keley 250mg

By Epharm

Pack size: 12's

Rs.102

Keley 500mg

By Epharm

Pack size: 12's

Rs.200

Keley 125mg|5ml

By Epharm

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.59

Keley 250mg|5ml

By Epharm

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.102

Kephalexin 250mg

By Werick

Pack size: 12's

Rs.88.52

Kephalexin 500mg

By Werick

Pack size: 12's

Rs.173.13

Kephalexin 125mg|5ml

By Werick

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.53.48

Kephalexin 250mg|5ml

By Werick

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89.03

Kingcef 500mg

By English Pharma

Pack size: 12's

Rs.138

Kingcef 250mg|5ml

By English Pharma

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.73

Lexcef 250mg

By Lowitt

Pack size: 12's

Rs.70

Lexcef 500mg

By Lowitt

Pack size: 12's

Rs.138

Lexcef 125mg|5ml

By Lowitt

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.40

Lexcef 250mg|5ml

By Lowitt

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.70

Lexicef 250mg

By Synchro

Pack size: 12's

Rs.102

Lexicef 500mg

By Synchro

Pack size: 12's

Rs.200

Lexicef 125mg|5ml

By Synchro

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.59

Lexicef 250mg|5ml

By Synchro

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.102

Lexiwan 125mg|5ml

By Nawab Labs

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.47

Lexiwan 250mg|5ml

By Nawab Labs

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.80

Lexiwan 250mg

By Nawab Labs

Pack size: 10's

Rs.67

Lexiwan 500mg

By Nawab Labs

Pack size: 10's

Rs.134

Maclexin 250mg

By Mass-PH Health

Pack size: 1x10's

Rs.72.64

Maclexin 250mg

By Mass-PH Health

Pack size: 10x10's

Rs.70.99

Maclexin 500mg

By Mass-PH Health

Pack size: 1x10's

Rs.145.17

Maclexin 500mg

By Mass-PH Health

Pack size: 10x10's

Rs.143.46

Maclexin 100mg/ml

By Mass-PH Health

Pack size: 10ml

Rs.57.2

Maclexin 125mg/5ml

By Mass-PH Health

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.51.48

Maclexin 250mg/5ml

By Mass-PH Health

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.83.51

Malexin 250mg

By Makson

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.35

Malexin 500mg

By Makson

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.69

Malexin 125mg|5ml

By Makson

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.40

Malexin 250mg|5ml

By Makson

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.73

Medilex 250mg

By Mediate

Pack size: 12's

Rs.87

Medilex 500mg

By Mediate

Pack size: 12's

Rs.172

Medilex 125mg|5ml

By Mediate

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.48

Medilex 250mg|5ml

By Mediate

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.80

Nenflex 250mg

By Nenza

Pack size: 12's

Rs.70

Nenflex 500mg

By Nenza

Pack size: 12's

Rs.135

Nenflex 125mg|5ml

By Nenza

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.51

Nenflex 250mg|5ml

By Nenza

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89

Neulexin 500mg

By kaizen

Pack size: 12's

Rs.138

Nufex 250mg

By Nova Med

Pack size: 12's

Rs.70

Nufex 500mg

By Nova Med

Pack size: 12's

Rs.138

Nufex 125mg|5ml

By Nova Med

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.51

Nufex 250mg|5ml

By Nova Med

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89

Oracef 250mg

By Isis

Pack size: 10's

Rs.65

Oracef 500mg

By Isis

Pack size: 10's

Rs.130

Oracef 125mg|5ml

By Isis

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.51

Oracef 250mg|5ml

By Isis

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89

Ospexin 250mg

By Novartis

Pack size: 12's

Rs.102

Ospexin 125mg|5ml

By Novartis

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.59

Ospexin 250mg|5ml

By Novartis

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.9.27

Ospexin 500mg

By Novartis

Pack size: 12's

Rs.200

Phaxin 250mg

By Shawan

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.35

Phaxin 500mg

By Shawan

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.69

Plivacef 250mg

By Pliva

Pack size: 12's

Rs.79.31

Plivacef 500mg

By Pliva

Pack size: 12's

Rs.164.28

Rekosporin 250mg

By Reko

Pack size: 16's

Rs.86

Rekosporin 500mg

By Reko

Pack size: 16's

Rs.158

Rekosporin 100mg|ml

By Reko

Pack size: 10ml

Rs.58

Rekosporin 125mg|5ml

By Reko

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.55

Rekosporin 250mg|5ml

By Reko

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.97

Relic 250mg

By Fynk

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.35

Relic 500mg

By Fynk

Pack size: 12's

Rs.138

Relic 125mg|5ml

By Fynk

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.51

Relic 250mg|5ml

By Fynk

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89

Safalex 125mg|5ml

By Lisko

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.53.49

Safalex 500mg

By Lisko

Pack size: 10's

Rs.144.27

Safalex 500mg

By Lisko

Pack size: 12's

Rs.173.13

Safexin 250mg

By swiss pharma

Pack size: 12's

Rs.75

Safexin 500mg

By swiss pharma

Pack size: 12's

Rs.150

Sefolex 250mg

By Epla

Pack size: 12's

Rs.81.97

Sefolex 500mg

By Epla

Pack size: 12's

Rs.160.31

Sefolex 100mg|ml

By Epla

Pack size: 10ml

Rs.59.2

Sefolex 125mg|5ml

By Epla

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.49.46

Sefolex 250mg|5ml

By Epla

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.70.07

Selexin 250mg

By Semos

Pack size: 12's

Rs.102

Selexin 500mg

By Semos

Pack size: 12's

Rs.200

Selexin 125mg|5ml

By Semos

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.59

Selexin 250mg|5ml

By Semos

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.102

Solvocef 500mg

By Platinum

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.146

Vg-lex 250mg

By Fozan

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.35

Vg-lex 500mg

By Fozan

Pack size: 2x6's

Rs.67.5

Vg-lex 100mg|ml

By Fozan

Pack size: 10ml

Rs.50

Vg-lex 125mg|5ml

By Fozan

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.51

Vg-lex 250mg|5ml

By Fozan

Pack size: 60ml

Rs.89