Phexin 500 mg (Cephalexin Monohydrate)
Phexin 500 mg capsules contain Cephalexin; a beta-lactam antibiotic within the class of cephalosporins is an antibiotic medicine that treats bacterial infections. Phexin kills gram -ve and gram � bacteria by disrupting the growth of the bacterial cell wall. It works similarly to other drugs within this class, including Intravenous Cefazolin, but can be taken orally.
What is Phexin used for?
Phexin 500 mg is used to treat some bacterial infections, including streptococcal pharyngitis, otitis media, cellulites, bone and joint infections, pneumonia and urinary tract infections. The drug may be used to prevent bacterial endocarditis. Phexin can also be used for the prevention of recurrent urinary-tract infections.
How do Phexin works?
Phexin 500 mg contains Cephalexin that acts on specific penicillin-binding protein (PBP) and stops the bacterial cell wall formation. It interferes with the later phases of bacterial cell wall and interrupts the cross-linking of the peptidoglycan structure. Cephalexin has an active role in the activation of bacterial cell autolysis process contributing bacterial cell lysis.
What are the different doses of Phexin?
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What does Phexin contain?
Phexin 500 mg capsules contain the active ingredient Cephalexin monohydrate, which is an antibiotic drug belonging to the class of medicines called cephalosporins.
What are the side effects of Phexin?
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you do no not feel well while consuming Phexin. This drug helps most people, but it may have undesirable side-effects in a few people. All drugs have side effects. Sometimes they are severe, most of the time they are not. You may need doctor’s consultation if you get some of the side effects. Some common side effects of Phexin are as follows:
• Watery or bloody diarrhea
• Painful mouth and sores
• Skin rashes
• Stomach disturbances
• Fever, chills, and hives
• Unusual discharge from vagina
• Skin rashes
Inform your doctor if you observe anything else that is making you feel unwell.
What medications interact with Phexin?
Tell your doctor if you are consuming other medicines, including any that you get a without prescription from your supermarket, health food shop or pharmacy. Some medicines and Phexin may interfere with each other. These include:
These medicines may be affected by Phexin or may affect its working. You may need to take different medicines. You doctor has more information on drugs to be careful or avoid while consuming Phexin.
When should Phexin not be used?
You should not take Phexin if:
• You are allergic to Phexin or to the cephalosporin group of antibiotics
How should Phexin be taken?
- To treat adults with Bacterial Endocarditis Prophylaxis: The recommended dose is 2 grams as singles dose 1 hour before the procedure.
- To treat adults with Cystitis: The recommended dose is 250 mg daily 6 hours or 500 mg daily 12 hours for 7 to 14 days.
- To treat adults with Otitis Media: The recommended dose is 250 mg every 6 hours for 10-14 days.
- To treat adults with Pharyngitis: The recommended dose is 250 mg every 6 hours or 500 mg every 12 hours.
- To treat adults with Pyelonephritis and Prostatitis: The recommended dose is 500 mg every 6 hours for 14 days.
- To treat adults with upper respiratory tract infections: The recommended dose is 250 mg to 500 mg every 6 hours for 7-14 days.
- To treat adults with bacterial infections: The recommended dose is 250 mg to 500 mg every 6 hours. Treatment with Phexin should be continued for approximately 7-21 days. It depends on the nature and severity of the infection.
- To treat pediatric patients (over one year of age) with Pharyngitis: The recommended dose for the treatment of Streptococcal pharyngitis is 12.5 to 25 mg/kg every 12 hours.
- To treat pediatric patients with skin or soft tissue infection: The recommended dose of Phexin is 12.5 to 25 mg/kg every 12 hours.
- To treat pediatrics with Bacterial Endocarditis Prophylaxis: The recommended dose of Phexin is 50 mg/kg once, 1 hour before the procedure.
- Seek medical attention immediately, in the case of an overdose of Phexin. The symptoms of an overdose include:
1. Blood in urine
4. Stomach pain
How long should you take Phexin?
Continue taking Phexin for as long as your doctor tells you. It is important to complete the full course prescribed by the doctor, even if you begin to feel better after few days of the treatment. If you do not, the bacteria causing infection may not disappear completely, or your symptoms of infection may return.
Missed dose of Phexin?
If you have forgotten a dose, take it as soon you remember and go back to your usual dosing schedule. If the time to take the next dose is near, leave the forgotten dose and take the next one. Do not double up the dose to compensate the missed one.
How should Phexin be stored?
- Store the Phexin 500 mg capsules below 30°.
- Keep these capsules out of the reach of children.