Can u take Cephalexin a week b4 surgery?
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Your friend can take antibiotics for bladder infection.
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The cephalexin isn't the issue, it is WHY a patient is taking the medicine. It is contraindicated to have breast augmentation while there is an active infection. The implant labeling even specifically mentions this. So, one should always keep their surgeon in the loop, and if the infection has resolved prior to surgery, then no worries this medicine was taken in advance and no worries to proceed.
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Your friend should tell her surgeon about the Ceflex she is taking and the reason for it. First, a severe infection might require postponing surgery to reduce the risk of infection. Second, antibiotics can lead to growth of resistant bacteria. Third, her surgeon might want to give her a different antibiotic is standard before elective surgery.
Antibiotics are ok
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