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Cephalexin vs. Amoxicillin

An outline:

There are various types of bacteria, and they are characterized according to how they react to a particular kind of stain, chemical and whether their nature, as well as their structure, needs oxygen for its growth and development. Similar in nature of bacteria, there are some antibiotics which are also differentiated by their structure and efficiency. Whether they are active with just one bacteria or a bunch of them and also do they just kill the bacteria or immobilize it. If you give it a try, you will definitely find few antibacterial drugs, namely Cephalexin and Amoxicillin. Though they are similar in most parts, experts have pointed out some slight differences between them.

Side effects of Cephalexin

Cephalexin is an antibiotic and is mainly a cephalosporin. Cephalosporins have different generations, namely 1st, 2nd, 3rd. The 3rd generation is considered to be the most effective one of them. Cephalexin is the 1st generation. It functions by fighting against the different bacterial components and also is also employed to treat the upper portion of the respiratory, infections in the ear, skin and also in the urinary tracts. These are also used for many other doctor prescribed purposes. However, it should not be used without a recommendation from a doctor and neither should it be used in wrong dosages. Here are some side effects which are associated with it.

  • Extreme stomach pain
  • Less or no urination at all
  • Feeling dizzy or uncomfortable
  • Vaginal Itching
  • Joint pain
  • Severe headaches
  • Seeing things which are not there or hallucinating
  • Strange bleeding occurrences
  • Easy bruising
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