... for a week. Is this not alot for just a throat infection?
As you were prescribed this med , you should give your Doctor a call and ask him/her, he/she will provide you with the answer you seek.
Or you can also try asking your Pharmacist.
By the way do not adjust your cephalexin dosage unless your Doctor specifically instructs you to do so.
Cephalexin comes as a capsule, tablet, and liquid to take by mouth. It is usually taken every 6 hours (four times a day) or every 12 hours (twice a day) for 7-10 days. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take cephalexin exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
Shake the liquid well before each use to mix the medication evenly.
Your Dr. knows what their doing.follow their perscription and tak as told.
Cephalexin may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
mild skin rash
If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately:
severe skin rash
difficulty breathing or swallowing
unusual bleeding or bruising
painful mouth or throat sores
- Cephalexin Information for Consumers
- Cephalexin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cephalexin (detailed)
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