Is it safe to take cephalexin with other medications?
As is true for any other medication, there may be some instances where cephalexin use is not recommended or usage will have to be adjusted in order to prevent or reduce the risk of negative interactions occurring from other drugs, medical conditions, or even food and drink.
Can you eat grapefruit while taking cephalexin?
Grapefruit (not certain, but grapefruit and grapefruit juice can negatively interact with many other drugs, including other types of antibiotics) Please note that this list may not be complete, and there may be other foods and beverages that interact with this drug. For more information, please visit our page on cephalexin and alcohol interactions.
Can cephalexin cause diarrhea?
Antibiotic-associated diarrhea warning: The use of almost all antibiotics, including cephalexin, can cause a reaction that leads to diarrhea. In addition to diarrhea, this reaction can cause severe inflammation of your colon.
How often should I take cephalexin?
It is usually taken with or without food every 6 or 12 hours for 7 to 14 days, depending on the condition being treated. Take cephalexin at around the same times every day.