What Keflex is
Infections of the upper and lower respiratory tract infection (bronchitis, pneumonia and acute exacerbation of chronic pneumonia, empyema and lung abscess), urogenital system (pyelonephritis, cystitis, urethritis, prostatitis, epididymitis, endometritis, gonorrhea, vulvovaginitis, etc.), upper respiratory tract (pharyngitis , otitis media, sinusitis, sore throat, etc.), skin and soft tissue (furunculosis, abscess, cellulitis, pyoderma, lymphadenitis, lymphangitis, etc.), bones and joints (including osteomyelitis).
Hypersensitivity (including to other beta-lactam antibiotics). Renal failure, pseudomembranous colitis (history), pregnancy, lactation, infancy (up to 6 months).
Allergic reactions: urticaria, angioedema, rash erythematous, malignant exudative erythema (Stevens-Johnson syndrome), toxic epidermal necrolysis (Lyell’s syndrome), anaphylaxis, arthralgia, arthritis, eosinophilia, itching of genitals and anus. The nervous system: dizziness, weakness, headache, agitation, hallucinations, seizures. Since the genitourinary system and urinary tract: vaginitis, vaginal discharge, genital candidiasis, interstitial nephritis. Treatment: activated charcoal (effective than lavage), maintenance of airway patency, monitor vital signs, blood gas, electrolyte balance.
Patients who had a history of allergic reactions to penicillins, carbapenems, may have increased sensitivity to Keflex antibiotics. During treatment with cephalexin can be a positive direct Coombs’ reaction, as well as false-positive reaction for urine glucose. During the period of treatment is not recommended to use ethanol. Consult with your doctor before buying Keflex antibiotic online. Use of the drug during pregnancy and lactation is justified only in cases where the intended benefits to the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus. If necessary, use during lactation should stop breastfeeding. In patients with impaired renal function can be cumulative (requires correction dosing regimen).