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Cephalexin vs. Ibuprofen for Ear Infection

Cephalexin

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/ 7,313 posts
Other Names: Keflex

Ibuprofen

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/ 379,346 posts
Other Names: Advil   Motrin   Nurofen   Ibu   Midol
Rating: 0.5 out of 5
Based on 7,313 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 plttvmt
December 16, 2014
plttvmt wrote
Ibuprofen
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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!!!!!
Cephalexin 500 mg should be taken only twice daily.
Debra  |  November 16, 2014
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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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Motrin/Ibuprofen vs. Meloxicam
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What patients are saying about Cephalexin vs. Ibuprofen

129 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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...
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...
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...
popping ibuprofen and cephalexin like candy. I really hope...
Been popping ibuprofen and cephalexin like candy. I really hope shit doesn't get infected. Swelling has gone down a little bit, pain has as well. Worked lower body out hard as hell yesterday...
cephalexin (antibiotic pills), and 800mg ibuprofen....
...1 or 2 sizes and rx'd me bacitracin ointment, cephalexin (antibiotic pills), and 800mg ibuprofen. He said the salt water soaks and provon were good and to keep doing them. I think I'ma...
- ibuprofen 200mg Antibiotic: Cephalexin - Cephalexin...
...paracetamol 500mg Rafen - ibuprofen 200mg Antibiotic: Cephalexin - Cephalexin monohydrate = to 500mg anhydrous cephalexin I only have to ...in pain, though the Cephalexin is a must. ...
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