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Cipro

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Other Names: Ciprofloxacin   Ciproxin   Ciprodex   Ciloxan

Keflex

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Other Names: Cephalexin
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 53,585 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 15,825 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Ciprofloxacin (International Nonproprietary Name) is a synthetic chemotherapeutic antibiotic of the fluoroquinolone drug class.It is a second-generation quinolone antibacterial. It kills bacteria by interfering with the enzymes that cause DNA to rewind a... Read more on Wikipedia
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
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By retired and happy
February 9, 2014
retired and happy wrote
cipro and herpes2
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By Justine Oliver
November 14, 2013
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keflex medication
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November 9, 2013
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Blisters
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What patients are saying about Cipro vs. Keflex

747 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
given Keflex (similar to Amoxicillin) when I had a stent...
...given Keflex (similar to ...kidney stones).  They were going to prescribe Cipro (to prevent any urinary infection), but I asked the doctor to change it and he changed it to Keflex.  I ju...
put me on Cipro and changed it to Keflex. Anyhow it's weird...
...always feel achey. I started seeing blood so I called my doc. Yesterday the doc called back with my labs and said that I needed a stronger antibiotic. At first they put me on Cipro and changed it...
I have taken Keflex (cephalexin) for hand injuries....
...Keflex, from Cipro. Seemed to ...since. I have taken Keflex (cephalexin) for hand injuries. I use lots of sharp knives in my work. From what I understand it is an antibiotic geared to flesh ...
( had to switch from keflex to cipro) Yesterday was exactly...
Hello Ladies Im doing well! Finally healed up ( had to switch from keflex to cipro) Yesterday was exactly one year since original diagnosis-Im scheduled for a third stage 2 surgery Dec 7...
doc ordered Keflex, switched to Cipro, then Septra Bactrim,...
...about the intricacies of Ohtahara Syndrome. Tyler has had another UTI for the past few weeks. The doc ordered Keflex, switched to Cipro, then Septra Bactrim, all of which were useless on...
Keflex, Cipro, back to Keflex and now finishing Levaquin...
...was told I had a staph infection, hosp acquired, from ...I have been thru Keflex, Cipro, back to Keflex and now finishing Levaquin with no good ...apart.My joints ache, I am exhausted all the...
afternoon and she took me off cipro and put me on keflex...
...put me on keflex (4 times a day!)   Literally, by saturday night, my fever (which i've had off/on since march 3rd) finally went away!  and the oozing from my belly has gone down to a very minimal...
Keflex, Cipro, back to Keflex and now finishing Levaquin...
...In Feb I was told I had a staph infection, hosp acquired, from a procedure i had done. They cultured it and said it was staph not MRSA. Fast forward to now, I have been thru Keflex, Cipro, back...
Cipro didn't help, we're going to try Flagyl and Keflex...
...indicative of pouchitis: elevated serum sodium (probably from dehydration) and positive for occult blood. Since Cipro didn't help, we're going to try Flagyl and Keflex (together) before anything...
stint changing from Keflex to giving Cipro a try. My last...
...frequent antibiotics for sinusitis. (7 Rx's in about 5 months) I am currently doing a 3-week stint changing from Keflex to giving Cipro a try. My last ...the cervix, too. I have always itched...
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