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urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection that affects any part of the Urinary system. Symptoms include frequent fe...
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Amoxicillin vs Cephalexin for UTI

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Other name: Amoxil (Amoxil)
Other name: Keflex (Keflex)
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Amoxicillin (International Nonproprietary Name), formerly amoxycillin (British Approved Name), and abbreviated amox, is a moderate-spectrum, bacteriolytic, beta-lactam antibiotic antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections caused by suscept...
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Cefalexin (International Nonproprietary Name) or more commonly cephalexin is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic introduced in 1967 by Eli Lilly and Company. It is an orally administered agent with a similar antimicrobial spectrum to the i...
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Amoxicillin (International Nonproprietary Name), formerly amoxycillin (British Approved Name), and abbreviated amox, is a moderate-spectrum, bacteriolytic, beta-lactam antibiotic antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections caused by suscept...
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Cefalexin (International Nonproprietary Name) or more commonly cephalexin is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic introduced in 1967 by Eli Lilly and Company. It is an orally administered agent with a similar antimicrobial spectrum to the i...
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en tried amoxicillan in liquid form and it worked a...
" ...pg with Jared i had a UTI and i was on ...many of them made me throw up...it sucked...i even tried amoxicillan in liquid form and it worked a little better than ...pills but what finally worked best was... "

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so this time they prescribed me Cephalexin but have to take...
" ...at 9 weeks. I'm allergic to Amoxicillin and Sulfa so I ...it did absolutely nothing. I called my doctor and they told me the UTI should be cured so recommended I stop taking it. Now this week, I got UTI... "

Cephalexin first, for a UTI. I had a bad reaction...
" I was prescribed Cephalexin first, for a UTI. ...so was put on Amoxicillin. That worked... "

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Can I take Amoxicillin if allergic to Cephalexin?Yes, they a...
" Can I take Amoxicillin if allergic to Cephalexin? Yes, they are different enough, I would ask the Dr (after telling him this) about when the... "

first one was treated with amoxicilin - but read a worrying...
" I was prescribed cephalexin for my second UTI - first one was treated with amoxicilin - but read a... "

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hurt, i switched to amoxicillin, which didn't really...
" ...made my stomach hurt, i switched to amoxicillin, which didn't really work. then i went on... "

so allergic to penicillin (amoxicillin, etc) and found ou...
" ...better now. I'm also allergic to penicillin (amoxicillin, etc) and found out ...the allergy are also allergic to Cephalexin/Keflex, including me.... "

a dose of amoxicillin for the same thing, also no problem
" I had to take cephalexin because of my bionic knee whenever having dental work. No problem.... "

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strep and both allergic to amoxicillian. They seem to be...
" ...too. We had to give Cephalexin to get rid of the strep and both allergic to amoxicillian. They seem to be handling it well! I give lacto probiotics... "

them!!! Amoxicillin never works for me... Cephalexin does...
" I get UTIs a lot eventhough I do everything the doc tells me to do to prevent them!!! Amoxicillin never works for me... Cephalexin does a good job... "

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