28 Nov 2011
It depends on the cause of the chest cold.
If the chest cold is caused by susceptible strains of bacteria then Cephalexin may be considered.
Antibiotics are not effective for treating a chest cold caused by a virus.
Your doctor will be able to help you more.
(Self diagnosis and treatment is not recommended)
- Cephalexin Information for Consumers
- Cephalexin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cephalexin (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
my 20month old son was prescribed albuterol syrup due to some chest congestion from a cold. He had previously been diagnosed with bronchiolitis. ...
1 answer • 12 Feb 2011
I have been sick for about a week and my friend has some of this medication.
1 answer • 10 Jul 2011
I was sick with the cold germ which then got my Asama going strong.I had to start using combivent to help me breath and slow down a little of my ...
1 answer • 24 Jul 2013
I suffer from emphysema (COPD), osteoporosis, and eye Glaucoma, eye drops xalantan, am also talking Clonazepam 1 mg & Gabapentin 600 mg do this ...
1 answer • 20 Aug 2014
I have taken this (500 mg) 4 times a day for 6 days. It does not stop the swelling. Is there other antibiotic more effective in treating this type of ...
1 answer • 28 Dec 2014