I have been on the medication for 5 days and my sugar has been high, 250 to 300 and I take insulin.
Cephalexin is in a group of drugs called cephalosporins 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.
According to Healthnews on Newsmax dot com, a study showed the incidence of high sugar levels (hyperglycemia) with cephalosporins is 2.1- 3.2 per 1,000 people. Translated that is 2-3 people per 1000 had higher glucose levels because of cephalexin.
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