Cephaxin 500mg Capsule

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 11:09 am

Uses of Cephaxin 500mg Capsule

Cephaxin 500mg Capsule is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial Infections (Middle Ear, Skin, Urine and Respiratory Tract Infections)

Side effects of Cephaxin 500mg Capsule

The most common side effects of Cephaxin 500mg Capsule are – Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Cephaxin 500mg Capsule

Do not use Cephaxin 500mg Capsule if you are allergic to – Cefalexin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Cephaxin 500mg Capsule.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Cephaxin 500mg Capsule works

Cephaxin 500mg Capsule contains – Cefalexin

Cefalexin is used to treat infections wih bacteria. Cefalexin works by interfering with the ability of bacteria to form cell walls.

Dosage of Cephaxin 500mg Capsule

The dosage of Cephaxin 500mg Capsule depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Cephaxin 500mg Capsule

If you forget to take a dose of Cephaxin 500mg Capsule, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

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Pregnancy

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Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Cephadex 500mg Capsule  ( Cipla Ltd. )

131.30  10 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- aminoglycosides, loop diuretics: Increased risk of nephrotoxicity.

probenecid: Increased and prolonged blood cephalexin level.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Reviewer

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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