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182 Possible Causes for Cephalexin, Petechiae

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Cephalexin (Keflex) View full drug information Cephalexin, a first-generation cephalosporin, arrests bacterial growth by inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis.[emedicine.medscape.com] Cutaneous petechiae are not uncommon, and a scarlatiniform rash may be present.[emedicine.medscape.com] Cephalexin (oral) Erythromycin[atsu.edu]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Cephalexin rash in infectious mononucleosis. Cutis 1997 ; 59: 251 – 4. Google Scholar Medline ISI 10. Lupton, JR, Figueroa, P, Tamjidi, P, Berberian, BJ, Sulica, VI.[dx.doi.org] Conclusions and Relevance In adolescent and adult patients presenting with sore throat, the presence of posterior cervical, inguinal or axillary adenopathy, palatine petechiae[doi.org] In adolescent and adult patients presenting with sore throat, the presence of posterior cervical, inguinal or axillary adenopathy, palatine petechiae, splenomegaly, or atypical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis

    […] unless working in area of active infection) Skin and musculoskeletal: no prophylaxis (unless working in area of active infection) Rx, single dose (choose 1): Amoxicillin 2 g Cephalexin[fammedref.org] SBE manifests many skin findings including petechiae, splinter hemorrhages of the nails, Osler's and laneway lesions, clubbing of the fingers, and findings suggestive of angiitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Regimens ADA/AHA Allergic to penicillin: Cephalexin or cefadroxil *not recommended for use in patients with immediate-type hypersensitivity to PCN[slideshare.net]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    For individuals who are allergic to penicillin or amoxicillin, the use of cephalexin or another first-generation oral cephalosporin, clindamycin, azithromycin or clarithromycin[cps.ca] External links [ edit ] Look up petechia in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Petechiae .[en.wikipedia.org] […] adenoidectomy Antibiotics give a single dose of antibiotic prior to procedure (or within 2 hours of procedure) 1. amoxylcillin 50mg/kg PO 2. cephazolin 50mg/kg IV/IM 3. cephalexin[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Scarlet Fever

    Comparison of cephalexin, phenoxymethyl penicillin, and ampicillin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Petechiae are also visible on her soft palate. Her anterior-cervical nodes are swollen and tender.[doi.org] Forehead and cheeks appear flushed Circumoral pallor Pharyngitis Tonsil s are hyperemic and edematous, with exudate Throat is inflamed and covered by a membrane Palatal Petechiae[fpnotebook.com]

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    When antibiotic prophylaxis is necessary, I recommend single-dose amoxicillin 2 g (other options for patients with amoxicillin allergy include a single-dose of: cephalexin[thischangedmypractice.com] Heart murmur, petechiae, emboli phenomena. Blood culture is positive.[remedyland.com] Cephalexin/ 22. (cephalexin or cefalexin or ceporexine or Palitrex or cephahexin ).tw. 23. Azithromycin/ 24.[cochranelibrary.com]

  • Vasculitis

    In case of an infection, antimicrobial agents including cephalexin may be prescribed.[en.wikipedia.org] Clinical presentation ranges from arthralgia, myalgia, petechiae, or rash to single or multiorgan involvement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vascular spasm with cyanosis was seen in all patients frequently, as was petechiae and periorbital edema.[ehcd.com]

  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis

    If penicillin allergy—clindamycin 600 mg or cephalexin 2 gm or azithromycin or clarithromycin 500 mg 1 hour before procedure.[prepareformedicalexams.blogspot.com] Heart murmur, petechiae, emboli phenomena. Blood culture is positive.[remedyland.com] , adenoidectomy Antibiotics give a single dose of antibiotic prior to procedure (or within 2 hours of procedure) 1. amoxicillin 50mg/kg PO 2. cephazolin 50mg/kg IV/IM 3. cephalexin[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Endocarditis

    Information Brand Generic Label Zithromax Azithromycin Flagyl Metronidazole Amoxil Amoxicillin Principen Ampicillin Ilosone (Erythromycin), Biaxin (Clarithromycin), Keflex (Cephalexin[nmihi.com] Cutaneous manifestations include petechiae, Osler nodes, Janeway lesions, and splinter hemorrhages.[emedicine.com] Patients who are allergic to penicillin can take clindamycin, cephalexin, or azithromycin instead.[encyclopedia.com]

  • Meningitis

    The antibiotics compared to placebo were: rifampin, cephalexin, minocycline, ciprofloxacin, coumermycin A1, ampicillin, penicillin G and an investigational compound Sch 29,482[doi.org] […] infants) Muscle, leg or joint pain Neck retraction with arching of the back (infants) Pale or blotchy skin Rash or spots that don’t fade with pressure (also called purpure or petechiae[meningitis.com.au] When a patient presents with fever and petechiae, WFS must be considered, even when the patient has a non-toxic appearance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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