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Alcephin (40ml) (Cephalexin) Drug Price and Information

Alcephin (40ml) is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for susceptible infections. It stops or slows the growth of bacterial cells.

Alcephin (40ml)

Alembic Chemical Works Co Ltd
Generic : Cephalexin
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    Drug Name : Cephalexin

    Cephalexin(Keflex) generic Alcephin (40ml) is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for susceptible infections. It stops or slows the growth of bacterial cells.
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    Medical condition(s) for which Alcephin (40ml) may be prescribed

    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    Adult: PO- Susceptible infections- The recommended dose is 1-2 g/day in divided doses. Up to 6 g/day in more serious infections.
    Prophylaxis against recurrent UTI- The recommended dose is 125 mg/day at night.

    Side effects of Alcephin (40ml)

    Hypersensitivity : Skin rashes, hives, fever, itching and facial swelling.

    Miscellaneous : Genital and anal itching, vaginal infection/inflammation, vaginal discharge, dizziness, fatigue, headache, agitation, confusion, hallucinations, joint pain and joint disorder.

    How to use Alcephin (40ml)?

    It comes as a capsule, tablet and liquid to take by mouth, with or without food.

    When Should Alcephin (40ml) not be taken? (Contraindications)



    Warnings and Precautions for Alcephin (40ml)

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of stomach or bowel problems (eg, inflammation), blood clotting problems, kidney or liver problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breast feeding.

    It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

    It may reduce platelet counts, avoid injury or bruising.

    Other Precautions for Alcephin (40ml)

    Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may lead to secondary infectiond.
    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Alcephin (40ml)

    Store it at room temperature (25°C), and in an airtight container.

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