Skip to Content

Can you take Amoxicillin 250mg & Cephalexin 250mg together? Or is it harmful? 1 of each 2x's a day?

This question has also been asked and answered here: Is it a problem to switch to Amoxicilin while taking Cephalexin?

Responses (3)

10 Jan 2012

I realize this answer is very, very late but may help someone in future.

Yes, you can take those doses of amoxicillin and cephalexin together. They are contraindicated to be used together.

domernick 19 Apr 2014

"Containdicated" means to withhold a medical treatment. The opposite of what you are suggesting.

10 Jan 2012

yes I apologize for answering this late also I can tell you that with my immune problem I have taken Cephalexin 500mg and Amoxicillin 500mg together, the only problem I encountered was my stomach other than that the two drugs together did not cause me any problems. two others that work well are also Amoxicillin and a booster dose of Augmentin XR this has worked well for me, it is my sincere hope that you start to improve. best wishes caringsonbj (Billy)

10 Jan 2012

THERis no problem taking the two of these drugs together... unless you have an allergy, of course, to either one of them
I will alert you that whenever you take two antibiotics together, there is always the chance of wiping out the good bacteria out in the GI system. So it might be a good thing to take probiotics or yogurt with live cultures while on these... good luck pup

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar Questions

Which is the best antibiotic for getting high fevers down in cats? All my cats that go up over?

... 104.6 are having bad luck in getting back down to normal. They have had amoxicillin and cephalexin and enrofloxacin with some of them improving ...

2 answers 12 Jan 2011

Six year old drank 25mls out of 100mls of Cephalexin suspension 250mg. What are the side effects?

six yr old taking cephalexin suspension 250mg. Drank approx 25ml out of 100ml. Will there be any side effects. His dose was 5mls four times a day for ...

2 answers 10 Jan 2012

Is it a problem to switch to Amoxicilin while taking Cephalexin?

I was prescribed Cephalexin and have been taking it 4x daily now for 4 days. My other doctor prescribed Amoxicillin which was 2x daily since the ...

3 answers 21 Apr 2012

Is it safe to take amoxicillin while on phentermine, or should I lay off of phentermine for awhile?

Phentermine - 30mg, one pill a day. Amoxicillin - 250mg, one capsule every 8 hours.

1 answer 20 Aug 2013

Is it ok to take acetaminophen, amoxicillin, and cephalexin together?

Ok i was given amoxicillin and cephalexin by a doctor and told to take a over the counter painreliever for my oral abcess and need to know if these ...

1 answer 12 Nov 2015