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  • Cefovit Forte 500
    / Vitamed

    Active Ingredient
    Cephalexin (as monohydrate) 500 mg

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    10 X 500 mg

    full basket chart 7691 3586


    20 X 500 mg

    full basket chart 2438 3080


    1-4 g per day in divided doses.
    Children: 25-50 mg/kg body weight daily in divided doses.
    See prescribing information for full details.


    Infections due to cephalexin susceptible organisms.


    Known hypersensitivity to cephalexin, cephalosporins.

    Special Precautions

    Symptoms of pseudomembranous colitis may occur during or after antibiotic treatment. Mild cases of pseudomembranous colitis usually respond to drug discontinuation alone. Use during pregnancy only if clearly needed. Caution should be exercised when administered to nursing mothers. Safety and effectiveness in infants under 6 months of age have not been established.

    Side Effects

    Headache, dizziness, GI disturbances, genital pruritus, vaginitis, candidiasis.

    Drug interactions

    Probenicid, anticoagultants, tetracycline group, erythromycin, sulphonamides.

    Vitamed Pharmaceuticals Ltd.