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Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab

By LABORATE PHARMACEUTICALS INDIA LTD
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Medical Description

Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab 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 cepha...
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ContainsCephalexin / Cefalexin(250.0 Mg)
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab

Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the chest, lungs, respiratory tract, skin, urinary tract.

Contraindications of Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab

If you are allergic to Cephalexin or any other ingredients of Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab . If you are allergic to any other cephalosporin group of antibiotics like Ceftriaxone or Cefuroxime.

Side effects of Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab

Nausea and diarrhoea (uncommon)

Precautions and Warnings of Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab should not be used in pregnancy unless it is considered essential by your physician. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, your doctor will tell you about the use of this medicine after assessing the benefits of cefalexin over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Cephalexin passes into the breastmilk in a very small amounts. So, caution should be exercised while giving Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab to a nursing mother. If you are taking this medicine during breastfeeding, watch for diarrhoea in a newborn baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab ?
A:
It does not influence driving ability, but if you experience dizziness after taking Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab , you should avoid the drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab ?
A:
Alcohol consumption with Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab can increase the side effect like dizziness & nausea. You should avoid alcohol while on this treatment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergy to Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab or any other antibiotics like penicillin, as much caution is required in such patients.
  • You have liver or kidney problems; your doctor may adjust the dose accordingly.
  • You experience any allergic reaction like skin rashes, etc. which may appear at the start of the treatment; the doctor may discontinue the medicine.
  • Complete the course of the antibiotic even if you are feeling better after a few doses. Not completing the course of antibiotics can lead to resistance.
  • If you get persistent diarrhoea, immediately inform your doctor.
  • You find any other superinfection occurs during the treatment; the doctor should take appropriate measures. It may impair your blood test reports. So, talk to your doctor before any lab tests.

Mode of Action of Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Cephalexin in Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab fights a wide range of bacterial infections by killing the bacteria. It acts by inhibiting the bacterial cell wall synthesis, which ultimately leads to the death ...
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Directions for Use of Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab

  • Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It can be taken with or after food.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab may interact with other medicines and produce an altered response. Please inform your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-the-counter medicines and herbal prepara...
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  • Medicine used to treat gout such as probenecid should be used cautiously. Concomitant use of antibiotics such as streptomycin, gentamycin, water pills such as furosemide can increase the risk of kidne...
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Storage and disposal of Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab

  • Store Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep this medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea or blood in the urine. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken an excessive dose of Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab , conta...
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Missed a Dose

  • You should never miss your dose of antibiotics, as it may lead to treatment failure.
  • If you have missed taking any dose of Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab , take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab ?

  • 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.
  • Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab 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...
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Q: Can Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab affect my blood test values?

A: Yes, Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab 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 Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab on my own?

A: No, do not stop taking Phalexin Kid 250mg Tab on your own, as this may lead to antibiotic resistance and treatment failure. Always complete the course of antibiotic medicine.
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2021 | 06:59 PM (IST)
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