Generic Keflex is an antibiotic that is prescribed for the treatment of infections (infections of the respiratory tract, the middle ear, the bones, the skin, and the reproductive and urinary systems) caused by certain bacteria.
How to use Generic Keflex
The ideal way to use Generic Keflex is to follow the instructions of your doctor. An alternative way is to check the medicine label for dosage instructions.
Generic Keflex may be taken with a meal to avoid stomach problems.
Preferably, Generic Keflex should be taken at the same time each day to help maintain a regular routine for taking it.
You must not stop taking Generic Keflex without consulting your doctor even if you attain relief after a short while post starting treatment.
It is important that you maintain a strict schedule for taking Generic Keflex to ensure that you do not miss any doses. But if you do, then you may take it as soon as you remember provided that you space out the next dosage accordingly.
On the other hand, if it is almost time for the next dose, then omit this dose and continue with your normal dosage schedule.
Never consume two doses to compensate for a missed dosage.
Store Generic Keflex between 59 to 77 degrees F (15 and 25 Degrees), at room temperature. Ensure that you protect it from direct exposure to heat/moisture/light and from the reach of children and pets.
Avoid storing Generic Keflex in the bathroom.
A Generic Keflex overdose may have certain adverse symptoms like blood in the urine, diarrhea, nausea, upper abdominal pain and vomiting which may require immediate medical attention. So please contact your doctor immediately if you suspect that the patient has overdosed on Generic Keflex.
Consult your doctor before using Generic Keflex if you have any kind of allergies to food items, medicines or other substances, if you are using some kind of herbal preparation, dietary supplement, prescription or non prescription drug.
Do not use Generic Keflex if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in it (read medicine label if unsure) or to any other cephalosporin antibiotic (eg, cefuroxime).