We want to make sure you fully understand your treatment. Below outlines the directions, benefits, expectations, and risks with Cephalexin.
Cephalexin is a cephalosporin antibacterial drug used to treat bacterial infections. Due to its anti-inflammatory effects, it is used off-label to treat acne.
Take the medication as instructed by your dermatologist.
The most common side effects include diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, indigestion and abdominal pain. Click here for the full list of side effects.
Stop taking your medication immediately and seek emergency help if you experience any of these effects of an allergic or severe drug reaction:
You should message your dermatologist if you experience any side effects.
If you become pregnant while taking this medication, discontinue use immediately and message your doctor for an alternative.
You should not take this medication if nursing.
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