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10 X 500 mg
20 X 500 mg
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.
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.
Headache, dizziness, GI disturbances, genital pruritus, vaginitis, candidiasis.
Probenicid, anticoagultants, tetracycline group, erythromycin, sulphonamides.