view bucket
Track Order
Redeem Voucher
Write to us

Call us: (021) 111-329-224

Introduction

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.

Primary Uses

Indications

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.

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.

Warnings

Pregnancy

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant.

Lactation

Please consult your doctor before using this medicine when breast feeding.

Precautions

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you have kidney disease or penicillin allergy.

Contraindications

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.

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.

Disclaimer

Dawaai's intention is to make sure that it's consumers get information that is accurate, reviewed by an expert and error-free. However, the information mentioned here should not be used as a replacement for the advice of a qualified physician. The information given here is for informational purposes only, which may not cover all possible precautions, side effects, contraindications or drug interactions. Consult your doctor and discuss your queries related to any medicine or disease.

Offers

View more

Up to 14% OFF

Get discounts of up to 14% on every item added to your cart. Use Voucher: DawaaiDiscount

Up to 20% OFF

Get flat 20% off only on Fridays with Meezan Bank Credit/Debit Card. Use Voucher: MeezanFridays

Up to 20% OFF

Get 15% off all products and 20% off medicines using HBL debit and credit card. Use Voucher: HBLDiscount

Up to 25% OFF

Get up to 25% off medicines when you pay through Habib Metro Cards. Use Voucher: HMBDiscount

Up to 25% OFF

Get 25% off on Visa Signature Credit Card and 15% off on Platinum Cards on medicines only. Use Voucher: SBDiscount

Explore alternate brands

Abirex 250mg|5ml suspension

Alliance

860.09% Pricey

Rs.89/suspension

Ag-Cin 250mg|5ml suspension

Saydon

860.09% Pricey

Rs.89/suspension

Bactex 250mg|5ml suspension

Roryan Pharma

1000.32% Pricey

Rs.102/suspension

Blocef 250mg|5ml suspension

Bloom Pharma

1000.32% Pricey

Rs.102/suspension

Cefanex 250mg|5ml suspension

Paramount

860.09% Pricey

Rs.89/suspension

Cefarid 250mg|5ml suspension

Envoy

860.09% Pricey

Rs.89/suspension

Cefocure 250mg|5ml suspension

Global-Vision

860.09% Pricey

Rs.89/suspension

Celerim 250mg|5ml suspension

Dr.Raza

795.36% Pricey

Rs.83/suspension

Cepaxin 250mg|5ml suspension

Epoch

1000.32% Pricey

Rs.102/suspension

Cephalin 250mg|5ml suspension

Sharex

860.09% Pricey

Rs.89/suspension

Cephlosun 250mg|5ml suspension

Hisun

860.09% Pricey

Rs.89/suspension

Cerox 250mg|5ml suspension

S.J. & G. Fazul Ellahie

752.21% Pricey

Rs.79/suspension

Defalex 250mg|5ml suspension

Danas

655.12% Pricey

Rs.70/suspension

Delexin 250mg|5ml suspension

Mega

860.09% Pricey

Rs.89/suspension

Efalexin 250mg|5ml suspension

Biorex

763% Pricey

Rs.80/suspension

Elexin 250mg|5ml suspension

E-Lite

655.12% Pricey

Rs.70/suspension

Frelexin 250mg|5ml suspension

Friends

860.09% Pricey

Rs.89/suspension

Ipralexin 250mg|5ml suspension

Ipharm

860.09% Pricey

Rs.89/suspension

Jaflex 250mg|5ml suspension

Jafson

816.94% Pricey

Rs.85/suspension

Kavelex 250mg|5ml suspension

Don Valley

785.01% Pricey

Rs.82.04/suspension

Keforal 250mg|5ml suspension

Ankaz

989.54% Pricey

Rs.101/suspension

Keley 250mg|5ml suspension

Epharm

1000.32% Pricey

Rs.102/suspension

Kephalexin 250mg|5ml suspension

Werick

860.41% Pricey

Rs.89.03/suspension

Kingcef 250mg|5ml suspension

English Pharma

687.49% Pricey

Rs.73/suspension

Lexcef 250mg|5ml suspension

Lowitt

655.12% Pricey

Rs.70/suspension

Lexicef 250mg|5ml suspension

Synchro

1000.32% Pricey

Rs.102/suspension

Lexiwan 250mg|5ml suspension

Nawab Labs

763% Pricey

Rs.80/suspension

Malexin 250mg|5ml suspension

Makson

687.49% Pricey

Rs.73/suspension

Medilex 250mg|5ml suspension

Mediate

763% Pricey

Rs.80/suspension

Nenflex 250mg|5ml suspension

Nenza

860.09% Pricey

Rs.89/suspension

Nufex 250mg|5ml suspension

Nova Med

860.09% Pricey

Rs.89/suspension

Oracef 250mg|5ml suspension

Isis

860.09% Pricey

Rs.89/suspension

Rekosporin 250mg|5ml suspension

Reko

946.39% Pricey

Rs.97/suspension

Relic 250mg|5ml suspension

Fynk

860.09% Pricey

Rs.89/suspension

Sefolex 250mg|5ml suspension

Epla

655.88% Pricey

Rs.70.07/suspension

Selexin 250mg|5ml suspension

Semos

1000.32% Pricey

Rs.102/suspension

Vg-lex 250mg|5ml suspension

Fozan

860.09% Pricey

Rs.89/suspension