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Cephalexin

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Other Names: Keflex

Clindamycin

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Other Names: Cleocin   Dalacin T   Evoclin   Cleocin T   Clindagel
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
Clindamycin International Nonproprietary Name is a lincosamides antibiotic. It is usually used to treat infections with anaerobic organism bacteria but can also be used to treat some protozoal diseases, such as malaria. It is a common topical treatment ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By cherryBerry
November 4, 2013
cherryBerry wrote
cephalexin and clindamyacin
I'm taking both of these for a severe dental infection that is into the bone! Taking two different CLASSES of antibiotics is sometimes used for various reasons. There are different types of BACTERIA (or sometimes fungus, antifungals, are used and that can be confusing to some people). You can also take up to 3 kinds of antibiotics and in rare cases 4. Again, this is to cover the different TYPES of bacteria. I'm NOT a doctor, only a nurse. Obviously, you must seek medical advice from a physician or dentist. What I have learned, is that root canals can be our rather, seem to be: the KEY to keeping the field of DENTISTRY very PROSPEROUS!!!!!!!!!! I wish is have known 3 years ago what I know now, ams that is that I never Should have had a root c a nal on the tooth that is now abscessed! The infection NEVER left!!!!!!!! It would've been root canal after root canal after root canal, over and over (the 3 times wouldn't have been enough) they would've kept plugging away at it and spent THOUSANDS, before they'd have their way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I very strongly believe in NATURAL healing. I'll be consulting tomorrow, with the friend of a friend, a natural healer, who will attempt to reverse this infection via precious metals. Or, accuscope. This will be in an effort to preserve my teeth. Praise God, I truly hope this works. Once the infection had called down, I'll have the tooth with the Abscess removed. If we can't salvage my other teeth that the dentist is claiming needs root canals, then I'll have to get them extracted too and get false teeth. This thought depresses me SEVERELY, but if this is what had to happen due to not having been blessed with GOOD TEETH, then so be it! I'm not going to live a sickly life, constantly battling infection after infection. I don't understand how these dentists can justify this ??? It's like an I&D for an infected wound (these root canals). The catch is, that they charge you HUNDREDS into thousands of dollars for the work&a crown to boot!!!!!!!!!!! How is this ETHICAL??! At least INFORM people of weekday is really going on and that they might need multiple root canals which in the end could still end up being ineffective! Allow your patient to make an INFORMED decision about their care. It's not right to jeapordize the HEALTH of others for your OWN POCKET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I would've had mine taken out, and saved tens of thousands, and a lot of pain. Actually wanted them removed and done with, but dentist tend not to want to do that. They would rather milk each tooth for every cent they can get out of it.
cj0e  |  March 10, 2014
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By fLeAbOnE
March 26, 2014
fLeAbOnE wrote
keflex cephalexin can cause liver damage!!!!!
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By Stephanie
March 19, 2014
Stephanie wrote
insomnia
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By I'm going crazy
February 10, 2014
I'm going crazy wrote
Clindamycin
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By Stormer Wiki
February 3, 2014
Stormer Wiki wrote
Clindamycin or Co-amoxiclav?
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By Patient Eve
September 5, 2013
Patient Eve wrote
Anaphylaxis after IV
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By Tom
August 6, 2013
Tom wrote
clindamycin HCL
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...anitbotic clendix, can I take 3 day cephalexin 500mg? ...can take cephalexin if your dentist prescribed it for you. Clendix is Clindamycin. Cephalexin and clind...
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