Cidexin 500 mg capsule: Uses, side effects, dosage

Manufacturer: BMW

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Trade name: Cidexin

Strength: 500 mg

Type: Capsule

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: Cidexin 500 mg capsule 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 Cidexin 500 mg capsule orally with or without food. The dosage is based on medical condition. 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.

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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