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Trimethoprim capsules Cephalexin considerations

Mar 31, 2015

Trimethoprim capsules Cephalexin notes: 1. Need to ask for details before using Active patients with cephalosporins and Penicillins and other drug allergies, have a history of penicillin allergic shock is not applying this product, care must be taken when other applications of this product in patients with cephalosporins and Penicillins about 5%~7% there a chance of an allergic reaction, in the caution under close observation. In case of an allergic reaction, stop taking the medication immediately. In case of anaphylactic shock to immediately spot rescue, including maintaining a patent airway, oxygen and epinephrine, glucocorticoid application of measures. 2. patients who have a history of gastrointestinal disease, particularly ulcerative colitis, Crohn's, or antibiotic associated colitis (pseudomembranous enteritis cephalosporin rarely produces), as well as patients with renal insufficiency should be cautious in using this product. 3. diagnostic interference: when applying this product can appear positive direct Coombs test and the urine false positive reactions (copper sulfate method) a few patients of alkaline phosphatase, serum alanine aminotransferase and aspartate aminotransferase can be increased. 4. daily oral doses of more than 4g (no head spore cefalexin), you should consider using injectable cephalosporin drugs. 5. cefalexin, principally through the kidneys drain, apply this product is to be reduced in patients with renal impairment. 6. the following should be used: liver damage due to folic acid deficiency in megaloblastic anemia or other blood diseases; renal impairment. 7. this product is for oral dosage form to be used for serious infections.