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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of cephalexin oral.

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Condition: Other
4/5/2009 4:31:20 PM

Reviewer: achy, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am only on day 3 of 10 taking 500mg x 3 per day for a DENTAL INFECTION, so I cannot really review the product yet except to say it has given me a severe non-productive chronic cough and I feel like there is a nuclear war going on inside my body...similar to when I've had colds, but this is not a cold...must be the antibodies fighting the infection, I presume, but what about that cough ?!

Condition: Other
3/27/2009 1:29:08 PM

Reviewer: dmledford, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My doc prescribed this med because I had a severe sinus infection. My blood pressure was extremely high 210/100 (never before bothered with HBP) and a constant pounding headache. In conjunction with the BP med I am now taking I feel much better. The only problem I'm experiencing is light headedness which I believe to be the result of the BP med. Thank God, I have not experienced any of the neg ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/27/2009 9:01:43 AM

Reviewer: Sweetheart, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Dr. prescribed Keflex, but I received the Cephalexin because it's the generic equivalent. I was supposed to take one 500 mg cap every 6 hours for a sinus infection that I do not believe I had, but what do I know? ;-) Anyway, I took it for five days and stopped because I was not feeling any difference whatsoever in my condition. About a day later I started experiencing anal itching and finally ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
2/8/2009 9:47:34 AM

Reviewer: CMORRIS, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had a procedure to remove a kidney stone and my doctor had me start taking this 2 days before my surgery at 500mg, 4xday for 10 days. About a day after I ended the dosage I have a rash over my entire body, not the face, with extreme itching on my toes and knees - anywhere that becomes warm, but not genital area as others have stated. Benadryl is working somewhat to control the itch, but I will be ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
2/2/2009 4:14:46 PM

Reviewer: weo, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Prescribed for an infected gum around a new crown. On 500Mg 4 times per day. Could only make it to 4 days before the intestinal cramps got so bad I stopped taking it. Also seems to have flaired up my diverticulosis. Couldn't sleep, developed a low grade fever. After 4 to 5 days my GI Trac still hurts. Horrible. It did seem to help the gums a little. However rhe side effects were too much.Stro ... Show Full Comment

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