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Cefalex 250mg Syrup 40ml

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Cefalex 250 MG Description

Cefalex Syrup is an antibiotic and is used for the treatment of different types of bacterial infections of the ear, nose, sinuses (such as sinusitis), throat (tonsillitis), chest and lungs (such as b

ronchitis, pneumonia), urinary system (such as bladder and kidney infections). It contains cephalexin (or cefalexin) as its active ingredient. Cefalex Syrup should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the correct doses and for the exact duration as prescribed. You must complete the entire course of this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting Cefalex Syrup.

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ContainsCephalexin / Cefalexin(250.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, indigestion
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Cefalex 250 MG

Cefalex Syrup is used for the treatment of various types of bacterial infections of the nose, ear, throat, chest, lungs, kidney, skin and urinary tract.
contraindications

Contraindications of Cefalex 250 MG

  • If you are allergic to cephalexin or any other ingredients of Cefalex Syrup.
  • If you are allergic to a similar class of antibiotics called cephalosporins.
  • If you are suffering from a hereditary condition called porphyria.
sideEffects

Side effects of Cefalex 250 MG

  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Skin rash, itching
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Cefalex 250 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cefalex Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
Please consult your doctor before using Cefalex Syrup during pregnancy as there is limited information for its use in pregnant women.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cefalex Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
Cephalexin passes into the breastmilk in small amounts, thus you should be cautious when using Cefalex Syrup while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cefalex Syrup?
A:
You should be cautious while driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery as Cefalex Syrup may make you feel dizzy.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cefalex Syrup?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Cefalex Syrup, as it may worsen the side effects such as dizziness or nausea.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop an allergic reaction after taking Cefalex Syrup, immediately contact your doctor.
  • You have problems with your heart, liver or kidneys.
  • You develop bloody diarrhoea or mucous in diarrhoea after taking this medicine.
  • Cefalex Syrup should be taken only on your doctor’s prescription and complete the course of the medicine. Discontinuing the medicine in between treatment may lead to the bacteria becoming resistant to...
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Mode of Action of Cefalex 250 MG

How Does It Work?

Cephalexin in Cefalex Syrup works by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall, which ultimately leads to the death of bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Cefalex 250 MG

  • Take Cefalex Syrup as instructed by your doctor.
  • Read the instructions on the bottle before usage.
  • Shake it well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity.
interactions

Interactions of Cefalex 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Cefalex Syrup works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines used to treat cancer, gout (Probenecid), water tablets (ethacrynic acid, furosemide), diabetes (metformin), or other antibiotics.
  • Cefalex Syrup should not be concomitantly used with medicine like clindamycin, doxycycline to treat your bacterial infection.
  • Medicines used to thin your blood like warfarin should be used with caution along with Cefalex Syrup as it may increase bleeding.
  • You should let the doctor or the laboratory person know that you are using this medicine while going for a lab test, as this medicine may interfere with the lab tests.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Cefalex 250 MG

  • Cefalex Syrup should be stored at room temperature protected from moisture and heat.
  • Keep it out of reach and sight of children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
dosage

Dosage of Cefalex 250 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort, diarrhoea and blood in the urine. Seek urgent medical help if you feel you have taken Cefalex Syrup in excess.

Missed a Dose

In case you have missed taking any dose of Cefalex Syrup, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose of this medi...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Cefalex Syrup?

A: Cefalex Syrup is used in the treatment of various types of bacterial infections of the nose, ear, throat, chest, lungs, kidney, skin and urinary tract

Q: How to take Cefalex Syrup?

A: Cefalex Syrup should be taken as instructed by your doctor. Shake well before taking it. Use a measuring cup, spoon, or dropper for the exact quantity.

Q: Is Cefalex Syrup an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Cefalex Syrup is an antibiotic.
Product Details
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
26/02/2023
Last Updated on: 17 Jul 2022 | 01:23 PM (IST)
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