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infection is the colonization of a host (biology) organisms by Parasitism species. Infecting parasites seek to use the host's resource...
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Amoxicillin vs Cephalexin

Amoxicillin
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Cephalexin
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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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... "

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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... "

s allergic to penicillins? Amoxicillin doesn't seem t...
" ...if your patient is allergic to penicillins? Amoxicillin doesn't seem to work on ...I'm going out on a limb here saying that cephalexin is the best for ingrown nail. Removal of the spicule is... "

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after doxy i swiched antibiotics to amoxicillin then...
" ...really see any improvement. after doxy i swiched antibiotics to amoxicillin then cephalexin. the cephalexin worked the best... "

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cephalexin can he take amoxicilin?You know, those who are a...
" My son is alergic to cephalexin can he take amoxicilin? You know, those who are ...a chance to be allergic to cephalosporins (cephalexin). I don't know if the... "

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s allergic to amoxicilin/penicilin and was just prescribed c...
" ...year old DD is allergic to amoxicilin/penicilin and was just prescribed cephalexin. The pediatrician and pharmacist both ...a reaction because of her cilin allergy. Has anyone else... "

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oday prescription was changed to cephalexin. Which i...
" Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis - does amoxicillin treat tonsilitis/pharyngitis? Would cephalexin be? ...was negative but yesterday he was prescribed amoxicillin. Today prescription was changed to cephalexin.... "

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