Trade name: Cepharil
Strength: 250 mg
Type: Dispersible tablet
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: Cepharil 250 mg DT tablet 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: Dissolve Cepharil 250 mg DT tablet in about 30 ml water. Mix and drink immediately. 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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