Pharmaceuticals API List 4 >>
Before using cephalexin, tell your doctor
if you are using any of the following drugs:
*a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin);
*metformin (Fortamet, Glucophage, Riomet, Actoplus, Avandamet, Metaglip); or
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all
prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of:
vaccines that contain live bacteria (e.g., typhoid, BCG), metformin,
This medication may decrease the effectiveness of combination-type birth
control pills. This can result in pregnancy. You may need to use an
additional form of reliable birth control while using this medication.
Consult your doctor or pharmacist for details.
This medication may interfere with certain laboratory tests (including
Coombs' test, certain urine glucose tests), possibly causing false test
results. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use