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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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Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic used to treat pharyngitis, tonsillitis, acute maxillary sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, pneumonia (especially atypical pneumonias associated with Chlamydia pneumoniae or TWAR), s...
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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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Cephalexin and then clarithromycin
I was on a wine tour sitting in the heat on a bus for most of the day going from winery to winery. I noticed I was very itchy on my lower legs and bottom, i thought maybe a mosquito had bitten me. When I got home and over the next few weeks I broke out all over the area, into what looked like acne but was what doctors would call postules. I was diagnosed with follilulitis and received Cephalexin to treat it. It started to work within a few days and I noticed improvements as the posules dimished and no new ones appeared. the down side is that I had to take 4 pills a day, the good nes no strange side effects at all. I took these for 1 wk and then ran out but the rash was not completelly gone, so I asked the doctor for another week. unfortuately the 2nd time round I endded up having an allergic reaction to the medication. Strange I know as I had no side effects the first time, but in the end I wish I had received 2 weeks worh as the 2 days not taking it may have caused the allergy. So my doctor prescribed Clarithromycin which I have been taking fo 5 days now (500 mg twice a day) . The good news only taken twice a day the bad news: metal taste in my mouth, dizziness , nausea and the postules are not getting better yet. Last night for the first time, I woke up in terror from an nightmare where I thought someoen was breaking into my home and it really shook me. I read online that delusions or nightmares ca be a side effect and I beleive I am experiencing this. I have contacted my dr to see if there are alternative options at this point or not.

allergic symptoms.Clarithromycin,Amoxicillin-Clauvinic acid...
" ...due to allergy from the cephalexin used.It may help to shift ...will not produce the allergic symptoms.Clarithromycin,Amoxicillin-Clauvinic acid combination may treat the... "

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what can they take cephalexin?Amoxicillin belongs to a g...
" If people are allergic to amoxicillin what can they take cephalexin? Amoxicillin belongs to a group ...antibiotics called Cephalosporins of which Cephalexin is a member.Cephalexin should be avoided in a... "

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throat. He's now been on the cephalexin for 3.5 weeks and...
" ...2008, we saw a worsening of tics and other PANDAS/PITAND symptoms ...times we had to use cephalexin to clear up the strep throat. He's now been on the cephalexin for 3.5 weeks and it ...on Day 9 of the... "

allergy. I'm taking clarithromycin now and mepron. Would...
" ...know I have sensitivity to cephalexin, but a rash/itching type allergy. I'm taking clarithromycin now and mepron. Would an allergy be delayed like this though? I've been taking the meds for two weeks... "

can't take clarithromycin. Actually, I said I'...
" Cephalexin is Keflex. Unfortunately, I can't take clarithromycin. Actually, I said I'd try ...rifampin, but along with my pancreatitis, my liver enzymes went ...pain is better, but my exhaustion is not.... "

that cure strep are Cephalexin and Clarithromycin. However,...
" ...you are taking. I have a strep throat a year ago and my doctor prescribed me Azithromycin for 3 days. Other ...drugs that cure strep are Cephalexin and Clarithromycin. However,... "

id Cephalexin 250-500mg qid Clarithromycin 300-600 mg tid Do...
" ...tid Tetracycline 250-500 mg tid Metronidazole 250-500 mg tid Cephalexin 250-500mg qid Clarithromycin 300-600 mg tid Doxycycline. 100-200 mg bd Erythromycin 250-500... "

clindamycin cephalexin, cefadroxil, azithromycin and...
" ...you are able to take oral medications, amoxicillin is the preferred agent ...esophageal procedures, but since you are allergic to penicillin, alternative antimicrobials include clindamycin... "

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damycin, azithromycin, or clarithromycin may be u...
" ...procedure. Amoxicillin is the preferred choice for oral therapy. Cephalexin, clindamycin, azithromycin, or clarithromycin may be used in patients with penicillin... "

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