Cefalexin Zelexin 500mg

CEFALEXIN Ritemed Zelexin 500 milligrams

CEFALEXIN

Ritemed Zelexin

Generic Name: CEFALEXIN
Brand Name: Ritemed Zelexin
Dosage Strength: 500 milligrams
Dosage Form: Capsule

WHAT IS THE MEDICINE USED FOR?
(Indication)

  • For the treatment of the following infections caused by susceptible microorganisms:
  • Skin and skin structure infections
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Genitourinary tract infections, including acute prostatitis
  • Respiratory tract infections including acute and chronic bronchitis and infected bronchiectasis
  • Ear, nose and throat infections including otitis media, mastoiditis, sinusitis, follicular tonsillitis, and pharyngitis
  • Dental infections

 HOW MUCH AND HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU USE THIS MEDICINE? 

  • Cefalexin is administered orally.
  • Usual Adult Dose: 250 mg every 6 hours (Maximum Dose: 4 g/day)

(Contraindications)

  • Hypersensitivity to Cefalexin or any ingredient in the product
  • Alcohol: avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine
  • Probenecid: as with other bet-lactam antibiotics, the renal excretion of Cefaclor is inhibited by probenecid
  • Aminoglycosides (Streptomycin, Kanamycin, Gentamicin): may increase the risk of kidney toxicity

(Precautions) Allergic reactions. Prolonged use may give rise to pseudomembranous colitis. Renal impairment. Colitis
(Adverse Reactions) CDAD & colitis/pseudomembranous colitis frequently accompanied by fever & leukocytosis. Generalized mild to moderate morbilliform-like & vesiculobullous rashes, urticaria, pruritus, fever, hypotension, anaphylactoid reactions. Jaundice, hepatic damage, transient increases in serum bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase, ALT, AST, BUN. Leukopenia, eosinophilia, thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis, leukocytoclastic angiitis.

SRP: 20.50

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