i have acne on my face and i want to if i can use thismedications that i have in my house that it cephalexin 500 mg... please i need a answer quickly thank you
22 Aug 2009
It's probably better for you to see a dermatologist.
Cephalexin may help but the amount that you have left over is definitely not going to sufficient to get rid of your acne. Treatment for acne is usually long term, a couple of months at least.
Your doctor or dermatologist can help you.
Cephalexin is in a group of drugs called cephalosporin antibiotics and is used to fight bacteria in the body. It works by interfering with the bacteria's cell wall formation, causing it to rupture, and killing the bacteria.
Cephalexin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria, including upper respiratory infections, ear infections, skin infections, and urinary tract infections.
- Cephalexin Information for Consumers
- Cephalexin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cephalexin (detailed)
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