Cephalexin

FDA Approved: * April 26, 1976
Pharm Company: * IVAX PHARMS
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Cephalexin Overview

Cefalexin, also spelled cephalexin, is an antibiotic that can treat a number of bacterial infections.[4] It kills gram-positive and some gram-negative bacteria by disrupting the growth of the bacterial cell wall.[4] Cefalexin is a beta-lactam antibiotic within the class of first-generation cephalosporins.[4] It works similarly to other agents within this class, including intravenous cefazolin, but can be taken by mouth.[5] Cefale...

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Cefalexina 500 Mg

What types of infections is this antibiotic used for? How long & at what dosages per day does one take it? And, is it in any way related to penicilin-based antibiotic drugs? ## Cephalexin is a cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria such as pneumonia and bone, ear, skin, and urinary tract infections. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. The dosage guidelines for this medication state the following: It is usually taken every 6 hours (four times a day) or every 12 hours (twice a day) for 7-10 days. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Cephalexin usually comes in doses of 500mg capsules (as it did for me in the past); b...

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red capsule pill teva 3147

I was given the pill from my unkle i have taken atleast six of them so far im taking them for an absets on my upper gum area an so far its been relieving the pain an reducing the swelling ## This tablet contains 500mgs of Cephalexin, it is an antibiotic that's used to treat various types of bacterial infections. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Learn more Cephalexin details here. However, if you don't have enough of them to fully eradicate the infection, you run the risk of developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. And if this infection is caused by a dental problem, it is going to keep returning, until you see a dentist to have the problem corrected. Have you consulted your dentist, yet? ## How often would you take them? ## will k...

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Cephalexin Cap 500 Mg Side Effects Hiccups

My husband has been taking this med for a virus. He will eat something small before taking b/c it upset his stomach. Shortly after taking he will get hiccups that will last for awhile. Can this med cause this and should he keep taking? ## First of all, Cephalexin is an antibiotic, so it is only effective against infections, it will not do anything for a virus, since it's not an antiviral medication. Did his doctor prescribe this? That is why antibiotics cannot be used to treat cold or the flu, because they are caused by viruses, not bacterial infections. Using them inappropriately causes the risk of developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. As to the hiccups, it is probably because they can cause some gas in some people, if he is taken it with small amounts of food and gulping a flu...

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Keflex 500mg for ear ache

Prescribed for treating an ear ache. ## What is a normal daily dose for a 150lbs adult? ## I have an infection in my lungs and it interfering with my heart and the hospital gave me Cephalexin and i want to know what they will do for me? Also on Entresto 24mg-26mg, which is a heart medication and going to change from 40 to 90 beats. They took me off metoprolol 12.5 mg because it was slowing my heart down. ## Cephalexin is an antibiotic that is used to treat, or prevent various types of bacterial infections. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. Jan, you should take the dosage prescribed by your doctor. Angela, you really need to have this infection cleared up, before worrying about the other medications. Once it is cleared...

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Falexin (Cefalexina) Andromex

What are these for? I was given Falexin 500mg in Mexico, but don't know anything about them. They are blue and white capsules. ## From what information I was able to gather, Falexin is a brand name for Cephalexin (cefalexina); which comes in 500mg doses. They are manufactured by a pharmaceutical company called Farabi based in Iran. You can view the company's page in the link below: Unfortunately, I haven't been able to locate any information on "andromex" listed in your description. I hope the above information helps! ## Does Falexin contain Penicillin? I am unable to take Penicillin and need an antibiotic. ## Is this the same as azithromycin tablets?

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What does MIDD mean on a medicine bottle?

We have two bottles of cephalexin 500 mg. One bottle has PAR on it and one has MIDD on it. What does that mean? ## Par is par pharmicuticls Mdd is max daily dose Those are usual meaing ## Middleby (MIDD) reported earnings 30 days ago. ... Like many research-heavy pharmaceutical companies ## As Roro has stated, those are abbreviations for the manufacturer's, but the medication is the same. Cephalexin is an antibiotic that is used to treat various bacterial infections. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Is there anything I can help with?

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green capsule j2

DOES IT CURE EAR INECTIONS ## I would like to import indocyaninne green for distribution in Korea. we have marketing network to distribute domestically. Now Japan's product diagnogreen is well known in Korea. ## is c39 good for sinus infections ## The capsule with the J2 marking contains 500mgs of Cephalexin, which is an antibiotic that is used treat, or prevent, various types of bacterial infections. NDC: 00143-9897 Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Inactive ingredients may include: Silicon Dioxide D&c Yellow No. 10 Fd&c Blue No. 2 Gelatin Magnesium Stearate Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato Titanium Dioxide The capsule with the C 39 marking contains 150mgs of Clindamycin. NDC: 65862-0185 It's u...

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cephalexin 500 side effects

I don't have money to go to a doctor but I have some cephalexin 500 mg pills but the exsporation date is 2/28/15 can I still take them ## Hello, Nana! How are you? Antibiotics lose efficacy with time, so once expired, they may not work as well as they did, when they were new, which creates the risk of your developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. Thus, it would be best to dispose of them and see your doctor, as soon as you can, for a new prescription. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Can I take Ibilex for a mouth ulcer it is under my dentures I was given these before I had surgery last year the use by date is 2020.

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ML A08 two toned green capsule

Dark green top and light green bottom capsule, what is it? ## I guess one could say light & dark green top & bottom, or it could be green & teal or blue or turquise--and I swear, perhaps a band of yellow too. I don't know. But I know three doses in only two days started to desiccate these staph (prob. MRSA) leshions. And I cannot recall the letters/numbers; was never told the mgs. Obviously an antibiotic, I would be eternally greatful if a one could tell me the name of this pharmaceutical. ## How long ago was it prescribed? There are Cephalexin capsules that are shades of dark and light green. Perhaps you may recognize them from the pictures on the page Cephalexin details. It is an antibiotic that is very commonly used to treat various types of bacterial infections. You ...

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Keflex and Ibilex

Is Keflex Capsule 500mg the same as Ibilex 500mg ? ## Yes, they both contain Cephalexin. This is an antibiotic that's used to treat or prevent bacterial infections. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## My doctor prescribed keflex capsules with a repeat l have just about to finish the first lot of antibiotics and l have noticed the chemist has given me ibilex l paid for them and didn't notice l had been given another brand he should have said something. What is the difference between the both products. Thanks ## Hi yes they both contain the same ingredients, being. Cephalexium. Hope this answers your question. ## Look Out! It ruined my life! It can...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Cephalexin
  • Capsule: 250mg, 333mg, 500mg, 750mg
  • For Suspension: 100mg/ml, 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml
  • Suspension: 250mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 1gm, 250mg, 333mg, 500mg
  • Tablet for Oral Suspensio: 125mg, 250mg
  • Tablet, For Suspension: 125mg, 250mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Cephalexin: (361 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0093-2238 Cephalexin 250 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-2240 Cephalexin 500 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-3145 Cephalexin (As Cephalexin Monohydrate) 250 mg Oral Capsule by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-3147 Cephalexin (As Cephalexin Monohydrate) 500 mg Oral Capsule by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-4175 Cephalexin 125 mg/5ml Oral Powder, for Suspension by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-4177 Cephalexin 250 mg/5ml Oral Powder, for Suspension by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0143-9769 Cephalexin 125 mg/5ml Oral Suspension by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9770 Cephalexin 250 mg/5ml Oral Suspension by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9897 Cephalexin (As Cephalexin Monohydrate) 500 mg Oral Capsule by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9898 Cephalexin (As Cephalexin Monohydrate) 250 mg Oral Capsule by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0316-0333 Daxbia 333 mg Oral Capsule by Crown Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0440-1243 Cephalexin 250 mg/1 Oral Capsule by Liberty Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0440-7244 Cephalexin (As Cephalexin Monohydrate) 500 mg Oral Capsule by Liberty Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 10544-004 Cephalexin (As Cephalexin Monohydrate) 500 mg Oral Capsule by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-013 Cephalexin (As Cephalexin Monohydrate) 500 mg Oral Capsule by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-020 Cephalexin (As Cephalexin Monohydrate) 500 mg Oral Capsule by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-021 Cephalexin (As Cephalexin Monohydrate) 250 mg Oral Capsule by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-025 Cephalexin (As Cephalexin Monohydrate) 500 mg Oral Capsule by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-057 Cephalexin 500 mg/1 Oral Capsule by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-066 Cephalexin 250 mg Oral Capsule by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
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