You should begin to feel better during the first few days of treatment with cephalexin.
The dose of cephalexin for adults is 1 to 4 grams in divided doses.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
This medicine may cause the results of some pregnancy tests to be wrong.
Patients with defects of haemostasis, bleeding diathesis or haematological abnormalities should be carefully monitored.
Unless your doctor tells you otherwise, continue your normal diet. Under such conditions, careful clinical observation and laboratory studies should be made because safe dosage may be lower than that usually recommended.
Aside from occasional diarrhea, the most common side effect is nausea and vomiting, which can easily be resolved by administering the medication with food.