Trade name: Cephadex
Strength: 100 mg per 1ml
Type: Dry syrup
Active ingredient: Cefalexin or cephalexin
Category: First generation cephalosporin antibiotic.
Pregnancy category: Cephalexin belongs to US FDA pregnancy category B (No risk in non-human studies).
Uses: Cephadex dry syrup is used to treat bacterial infections, including respiratory tract infections(Pharyngitis), ear infections (Otitis Media), skin infections, bone infections (Osteomyelitis) and urinary tract infections (Cystitis).
How to use: Take Cephadex dry syrup orally with or without food. You need to add boiled and cooled water before using it. Shake well and measure the dose with measuring spoon. Continue to take the medication for full prescribed amount, stopping the medication half way may result in return of the infection.
Side Effects: Headache, dizziness, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, stomach pain, joint pain, vaginal itching or discharge.
Dosage: 250 to 500 mg orally every 6 hours for 1 to 3 weeks. The dosage is based on severity of medical condition.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: September 01st, 2016
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