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Drug information on Cefacin (500mg) (Cephalexin) from Cure Quick Remedies

Cefacin (500mg)

  Capsule
Cure Quick Remedies
Generic : Cephalexin
 102.00
500mg
10 Capsules

Drug Name : Cephalexin

Cephalexin(Keflex) generic Cefacin (500mg) is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for susceptible infections. It stops or slows the growth of bacterial cells.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Cefacin (500mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Cefacin (500mg)

   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 Cefacin (500mg)?

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

When is Cefacin (500mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Cefacin (500mg)

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 Cefacin (500mg)

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

Storage Conditions for Cefacin (500mg)

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



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