I have recently been prescribed Cephalexin but my INR has dropped to 1.5 and it needs to be over 2.5 as I have a mechanical valve on my aorta.Is this a resilt of taking the medication?
Yes, it could be.
http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/lexicomp/cephalexin.html - scroll down to warnings & precautions.
Print this off to show your doctor.
- Cephalexin Information for Consumers
- Cephalexin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cephalexin (detailed)
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