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Cephalexin vs. Ibuprofen for Ear Infection

Cephalexin

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/ 6,936 posts
Other Names: Keflex

Ibuprofen

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/ 357,651 posts
Other Names: Advil   Motrin   Nurofen   Ibu   Midol
Rating: 0.5 out of 5
Based on 6,936 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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
Ibuprofen (International Nonproprietary Name) ( or from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Joanna
July 18, 2014
Joanna wrote
Cephalexin and then clarithromycin
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By Ana
June 12, 2014
Ana wrote
What patients are saying about Cephalexin and Headaches
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By fLeAbOnE
March 26, 2014
fLeAbOnE wrote
keflex cephalexin can cause liver damage!!!!!
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By cherryBerry
November 4, 2013
cherryBerry wrote
cephalexin and clindamyacin
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 omer
October 28, 2013
omer wrote
its works for me
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By Bang Thai
September 30, 2013
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What patients are saying about Cephalexin vs. Ibuprofen

120 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
2x a day. Gave up ibuprofen entirely. We had a weak...
...me giving way too much ibuprofen---daily Azith., and trying to hydrate ...pulled her off everything except Cephalexin (suppose to be easier on ...probiotic 2x a day. Gave up ibuprofen entire...
scares me. Can I take Ibuprofen SAFELY with this to stop...
...now. I am on Keflex (Cephalexin) Antibiotic for it (Since the ...kind of scares me. Can I take Ibuprofen SAFELY with this to stop any extra inflammation as ...bit? Or anything besides Ibup...
like Ibuprofen without any problem. Good luck finding...
...Cephalexin. I honestly think that was the worst, ...you that they forget very quickly; within 2 weeks of finshing his course of medicines, he wouldn't shy away from the medicine dropper any mor...
stayed in the chair, took ibuprophen on schdule, put ice on...
...in the chair, took ibuprophen on schdule, put ice ...get some antibotic prescribed last night, cephalexin, 500 mg. I sat ...morning the pain has backed off, but the swelling and uncomfortable...
lmao.. i started taking ibuprofen because my staph meds...
...pain killer's because of my knees lmao.. i started taking ibuprofen because my staph meds (cephalexin) gave me gout in my big toe, it helped reduce the inflam... this is all pretty recent...
my mouth out and took some ibuprophen due to the pain. I...
...my mouth out and took some ibuprophen due to the pain. I ...So I did. I'm using CEPHALEXIN & LENOLTEC NO.3. I've also ...water and peroxide. The swelling of the gland has lowered but my t...
but not infected...take some ibuprofen and ice it....so...
...iritated but not infected...take some ibuprofen and ice it....so i ...quite a while and never had a problem....blah blah blah......got some keyflex (cephalexin 500mg) and Fucidin cream (fusidic...
101.4. I was taking ibprofen and tylenol around the clock...
...right breast felt very sore. Then all ...hour later I was feeling weak and ill. ...of 101.4. I was taking ibprofen and tylenol around the clock as well as antiobiotics (cephalexin). I was cer...
skelaxin ibuprofen cephalexin all taken together, i...
...skip a period hydrocodone skelaxin ibuprofen cephalexin all taken together, i might...
is an antibiotic. Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory....
No. Cephalexin is an antibiotic. Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory. Don't take any prescription medication unless you have a current...
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