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Otitis is a general term for inflammation or infection of the ear, in both humans and other animals. It is subdivided into the follow...
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Ibuprofen 2,727
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Cephalexin vs Ibuprofen

Cephalexin
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Ibuprofen
Other name: Keflex Keflex
Other name: Advil Advil
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3.0
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1.3
Concern level
3.3
Helpfulness
for Ear Infection
4.2
Concern level
2.4
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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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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...
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2
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Sore Throat
1
Wound
1
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2
Depression
1
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1
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1
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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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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...
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-inflammatory painkillers like Ibuprofen..Do warm compr...
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" ...a course of antibiotics like Cephalexin or Amoxicillin.. Take anti-inflammatory painkillers like Ibuprofen.. Do warm compresses over the ...again as it can get further infected and tender.. In case... "

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be effective in that area as I am taking it for another...
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" ...than usual and I felt a bit pain. The pain was not on the testicles but on the upper parts of the sexual organ. Its not irritating at the moment and I'm giving it time and I haven't gone to see any... "

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d can prescribe antibiotic course (cephalexin ) for a we...
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" ...anti inflammatory and analgesic like ibuprofen (if not allergic ) or acetaminophen for 3-5 days . ...out if there is infection. Doctor may clean area with hydrogen peroxide and can prescribe antibiotic... "

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ear infections..Can I use Ibuprofen with Cephalexin for p...
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" ...Can I use Ibuprofen with Cephalexin... "

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i-inflammatory medicine like Ibuprofen..Do warm saline ga...
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" ...case if you are allergic to Clindamycin then you can avoid ...same and you can take other antibiotics like Amoxicillin or Cephalexin for reducing infection.. You can also take anti-inflammatory medicine... "

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to keep taking the Ibuprophen, but my Cardiologist AND Ph...
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" ...my skull & neck...my Dr. gave me Cephalexin {msp} for it...he called ...been going on for Months...I had to stop the Ibuprophen about a month ago, cause I went on asprin Therapy...he told me to keep... "

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hours to take another dose of ibuprofen. I bit into another...
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" ...for a remedy for my tooth ache. I hope all is ...four years old. I took ibuprofen 3 caplets of 220 mg and cephalexin 500 mg and got some ...to 5 hours to take another dose of ibuprofen. I bit into another... "

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2x a day. Gave up ibuprofen entirely. We had a weak g...
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" ...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 entirely. We had a... "

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cares me. Can I take Ibuprofen SAFELY with this to stop a...
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" ...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 ...going over it a little bit? Or anything beside... "

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shower. I was on cephalexin after surgery, then on thu...
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" ...were removed. Now I use a bioclusive dressing to cover the ...when I shower. I was on cephalexin after surgery, then on thursaday ...done a culture. I am on vicodin, and percocet, for pain. Along... "

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