CEPHALEXIN TABLETS-FOR ORAL SUSPENSION, Panixine
GENERIC NAME: CEPHALEXIN TABLETS - FOR ORAL SUSPENSION (sef-a-LEX-in)
BRAND NAME(S): Panixine
USES: This medication is a cephalosporin-type antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections (e.g., skin, bone and genitourinary tract infections).
HOW TO USE: Take this medication with or without food, usually every 6 or 12 hours, or as directed by your doctor. Do not chew or swallow the tablets whole. Place the prescribed dose in a glass with 2 teaspoonfuls of water and stir until thoroughly mixed. Drink all of the liquid immediately after mixing. Then rinse the glass with a small amount of water and drink the contents. This will insure the whole dose is taken. Do not mix the tablet with any liquid other than water. Antibiotics work best when the amount of medicine in your body is kept at a constant level. Therefore, take this drug at evenly spaced intervals. Continue to take this medication until the full-prescribed amount is finished even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping this medication too early may allow bacteria to continue to grow, which may result in a relapse of the infection. Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.
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