12 Sep 2010
Most of the time when there is a vaginal infection, they rx a medicated vaginal gel called metrogel for it. I think it might depend on which infection you have. If you have been diagnosed with something called Bacterial vaginosis, then the cephalexin is probably not going to work. They also use cleocin cream for BV. There is an excellent article on bv at vaginosis.com and Dr. James Christian explains what can happen. If you do get prescribed metrogel or cleocin cream, remember to ask for at least 2 doses of diflucan tablets ( oral) so that you won't get a yeast infection from the antibiotic get.
- Cephalexin Information for Consumers
- Cephalexin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cephalexin (detailed)
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Cephalexin - I have a throat infection and was prescibed this medicine. I am to take 1g twice a day?
... for a week. Is this not alot for just a throat infection?
IS Cephalexin monohydrate 500 mg. RECOMMENDED FOR ABCEST TEETH OR GUM INFECTIONS?
Using Metrogel for vaginal bacterial infection.