General information:

Cephalexin 500 mg is an antibiotic. It was introduced in 1967 by Eli Lilly Company. It is known as a first-generation antibiotic.

Use:

Cephalexin 500 mgCephalexin 500 mg is used to treat a number of bacterial infections. It can be substituted in place of penicillin to treat common infections in those people who have allergy to penicillin. It should be said, that there is a small chance that people who are allergic to penicillin will also be allergic to Cephalexin or to other cephalosporins. Cephalexin 500 mg treats also diseases, including upper respiratory infections, ear infections, acne treatment, skin infections, and urinary tract infections. Remember that if you decide to buy Cephalexin 500 mg you should consult a doctor. You can buy this medicine in many countries all over the world; you can buy it in UK too.

Dosage:

If you are to take this medicine, do it by mouth with a full glass of water. It is up  to you to decide with or without food. Put Cephalexin dispersible tablet in a small amount of water, about 2 teaspoonfuls. Mix this mixture and drink all of it  . To make sure you get the entire dose, add a little more water to the same glass, mix and drink right away. Do not swallow or chew a dispersible tablet.

Form:

Cephalexin is a capsule, 500 mg is a usual dose, but Cephalexin 250 mg is also available. It is up to you to decide Cephalexin 500 mg or Cephalexin 250 mg to buy.

Side effects:

Pay attention that almost all medicine may lead to some serious and not serious, dangerous and not dangerous side effects.
Fever, sore throat, and headache with a severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash pale or yellowed skin, dark colored urine, fever, confusion or weakness; confusion, agitation, hallucinations; diarrhea that is watery or bloody; easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness; urinating less than usual or not at all are rather serious side effects. Taking Cephalexin may lead to not so serious side effects. They are dizziness, tired feeling; mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; joint pain; or vaginal itching or discharge. Remember that you should call a doctor without delay.

Recommendation:

Do not miss dose.
Do not stop taking your medicine early than it is prescribed.
Consult a doctor or any other health care professional.