Side Effects of Biocef

Common side effects of Biocef, such as nausea, headache, and diarrhea, are usually minor and require little or no treatment. However, if you experience difficulty breathing or swallowing and swelling of the throat, you should stop taking the drug and call your healthcare provider. Most people have no problems with side effects of Biocef.

Side Effects of Biocef: An Introduction

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Biocef® (cephalexin). However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate Biocef quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor, meaning they require no treatment or are easily treated by a healthcare provider.
 
(The side effects of Biocef discussed below are not a complete list. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
 

Common Side Effects of Biocef

Biocef has been studied extensively in clinical trials, with thousands of people worldwide having been evaluated. In these studies, side effects are always documented and compared to people not taking the medicine. The most common side effects of Biocef occurring in either adults or children included:
 

Serious Side Effects of Biocef

Some side effects of Biocef can indicate a serious complication. If you experience any of these side effects, stop taking Biocef and call your healthcare provider. These side effects include but are not limited to:
 
  • Hives
  • Severe or watery diarrhea
  • Blood in stools
  • Throat or mouth sores
  • Unexplained bleeding or bruising
  • Severe rash
  • Itching
  • Wheezing
  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Swelling of the throat
  • Peeling of the skin.
     
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