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Oycef (500mg) (Cephalexin) Drug Price and Information

Cephalexin (Oycef (500mg)) is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for susceptible infections. It stops or slows the growth of bacterial cells.
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Oycef - Oyster Labs Limited

Oycef (500mg)  Capsule


Generic : Cephalexin
 125.00
500mg
10 Capsules
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Oycef (500mg) from Oyster Labs Limited

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When is Oycef (500mg) prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

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.

What are the common side effects of Oycef (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.

How to use Oycef (500mg)?

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

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In which conditions should Oycef (500mg) be avoided?

Hypersensitivity.

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What are the Precautions needed with Oycef (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.

Are there any additional Precautions?

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

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

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



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