Can u take Cephalexin a week b4 surgery?
Doctor Answers 6
Your friend can take antibiotics for bladder infection.
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.
You might also like...
Medication and Breast Augmentation
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
Antibiotics prior to breast augmentation probably won't matter.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.