Cefalex Capsule is an antibiotic medicine and is used to treat various bacterial infections such as infections of lungs, respiratory tract, urinary tract, skin and pneumonia. It contains cephalexin (cefalexin) as its active component. Cefalex Capsule works by inhibiting the cell wall synthesis of bacteria, the absence of cell wall leads to the death of bacteria and cure of infection. Do not use it if you are allergic to Cephalexin or penicillin antibiotics. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the correct doses and for the exact duration as prescribed. Before using Cefalex Capsule, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history....
Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Cefalex Capsule?
Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
Inform your physician if you have any liver or kidney diseases.
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning a pregnancy.
Cefalex Capsule may interact with other medicines, hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform your doctor if you are stopping any medicine....
Q: Can Cefalex Capsule affect my blood test values?
A: Yes, Cefalex Capsule may affect your blood result values. Talk to your doctor if you are taking this medicine before doing any blood test.
Q: Can I stop taking Cefalex Capsule on my own?
A: No, do not stop taking Cefalex Capsule on your own, as this may lead to antibiotic resistance and treatment failure. Always complete the course of antibiotic medicine.