You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to any type of cephalosporin antibiotic (such as cephalexin, Ceftin®, Cefzil®, Ceclor®, or Keflex®. This medicine should not be given to newborn babies or infants less than 28 days of age.
If you store this medicine at home, keep it at room temperature, away from heat and direct light.
Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any leftover medicine, containers, and other supplies. You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed.
Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease, anemia, gallbladder disease, pancreas problems, or a history of stomach or bowel disease, such as colitis. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin.
If you have severe diarrhea, ask your doctor before taking any medicine to stop the diarrhea..
Your doctor will need to check your blood at regular visits while you are using this medicine. Be sure to keep all appointments.
If your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse, call your doctor.