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Drug information on Bectacef (250mg) (Cephalexin) from Chemo Biological

Bectacef (250mg)

  Tablet  
Chemo Biological
Generic : Cephalexin
 59.00
250mg
10 Tablets
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Bectacef (250mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Bectacef (250mg)

   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.

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.

How to use Bectacef (250mg)?

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

When is Bectacef (250mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Bectacef (250mg)

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 Bectacef (250mg)

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

Storage Conditions for Bectacef (250mg)

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



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