MedsChat.com

The People's Medicine Community ®
Drug Index: 

Cephalexin (apo500) For Sinus Infection

Updated     2



Elizabeth Says:
 
What should the dosage of this med be. Adult female approx 130.lbs.

Reply   Share   Report

Showing Replies 1 - 2 of 2 RSS Feed

Page of 1     Sorted By:

1
David Says:
 
The usual Adult dose for an Upper Respiratory Tract Infection is 250 to 500 mg orally every 6 hours for 7 to 10 days.

Anatomically speaking, the upper respiratory tract does include the sinuses, so it would be safe to assume that this would be the correct dose for this type of infection.

You can read more about this medication here:
http:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Cephalexin/­

Is there anything else I can help you with?

Reply   Share   Report     Helpful?  1 0 
2
Verwon Says:
 
Hi! Thanks for posting!

What has your doctor advised?

The usual dosage for something such as a sinus infection is 500mgs every 12 hours, but it can vary depending on the severity of the infection, so you should follow your doctor's instructions.


http:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Cephalexin/­

Reply   Share   Report     Helpful?  0 0 

Possibly Related Threads:

Is Pota-Vi-Kin and Keflex(Cephalexin) similar in preventing an infection Going to the dentist tomorrow for teeth cleaning, and in the past have taken Kefex( Cephalexin ) 2000mg to prevent any c...  0
MEDICAL CODE FOR SINUS INFECTION MEDICAL CODE FOR SINUS INFECTION...  0
Doxycycl 100 mg for sinus infection Can you use doxycycl hyc 100 mg with high blood pressure medicine? ## Which high blood pressure medication(s)? I don'...  1
can keflex be taken for sinus infections? I have allergies, I take allergy shots. I have a prescription of Keflex 500mg. I was wondering if I can t;ake the Keflex...  1
Strong Antibiotic For Sinus And Ear Infection Had an ear infection for many years now, (6 years)which flares up every now and then. Go to the Doctors and get antibiot...  2
sulfameth tmp ds tab for sinus infection i have a sinus infection was this the right medicine to get. me mouth hurts alot how long for medicine to kick in ## Sul...  5
I Have Sulfamethtmp Ds Tab Are These Good For sinus Infection Are Sulfameth/tmp ds tab good for Sinus Infection. these were given to me by my doctor back in 11/10/2010, ## Sulfametho...  1
I Was Prescribed Sulfamethoxazole Tmp Ds For A Sinus Infection Week And Half Ago Suppsed To Take It 14 Days On My 9th Day At 6am Wok I was prescribed sulfamethoxazole tmp ds for a sinus infection and was to take it for 14 days. On my 9th day I woke up a...  1
Sinus Infection I have seen many people suffering from sinus, and I have too. I used to go to the doctor every fall with it because it g...  3
sinus infection/prevents spam I have this odor thats so horrible and i dont know where its coming from. Maybe my nose, uti, or body odor i just dont k...  1


Post a Reply

No registration is needed.
Simply fill out the form below.

1) Message: *
Please be as detailed as possible.


2) Your Name: *
You may use your first name, or for more privacy, make up a nickname.


3) Email Address: 
Optional. Always hidden. This allows us to notify you when a reply is posted here.


Subscribe to our Daily Health News - Top headlines emailed to you each day.

4) Word Verification: *
Prevents SPAM.





Discussion Thread Guidelines: Any participation in the discussion threads signifies your agreement with the Terms of Use. (1) Act civilized and be respectful towards others. No profanity, vulgarity or lewd / suggestive content is allowed. (2) Posts encouraging, facilitating, or seeking advice about the abuse of medications or other substances are prohibited. (3) Personal contact information (such as telephone numbers, email addresses, etc) is not allowed to appear on our discussion threads. (4) We do not allow our forums to be used for buying, selling, or for the promotion of a product or service. (5) Posting external links to other web sites is not allowed without our prior approval. (6) We reserve the right to edit or remove content which we find objectionable to the community at our sole discretion.