Lexin - an antimicrobial agent.

Pharmacological action

The active ingredient of the drug Lexin - cephalexin, an antibiotic which is low toxic 1st generation of cephalosporin group, applies only inside for the treatment of infections.

The bactericidal action Lexin directed against staphylococci, diphtheria, streptococcus, E. coli, Salmonella, Shigella, Proteus, Klebsiella, Haemophilus influenzae.

Product form

Producing suspension Leksin250 mg capsules Leksin500 mg.

Indications Lexin

Lexin according to the instructions indicated for infections of the genitourinary system (urethritis, endometritis, prostatitis, bacterial vaginitis, cystitis, chronic pyelonephritis, acute) of upper respiratory tract infections (otitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis, sore throat), respiratory tract infections (tracheitis, bronchitis, pneumonia) .

Lexin Effective at infections of the skin, soft tissues (limfadendrit, erysipelas, abrasions, abscesses, pyoderma), osteomyelitis.


Lexin of instruction is contraindicated in sensitivity to pentsillinam, cephalosporins.

Precautions should be taken Lexin patients with hepatic, renal disease and diabetes mellitus (in the product contains sucrose).

Instructions for use Lexin

The suspension Leksin250 mg is used to treat adults and newborns. For its preparation used boiled water at room temperature.

Children receive a suspension Leksin dosage 25-50mg per kg body weight. If a serious condition, the dose can be doubled to increase.

For the treatment of bacterial otitis media, children are given Lexin 75-100mg per kg, which is divided into 2-4 reception.

The treatment of uncomplicated infections drug Leksin250 lasts 7-10dn.

 Lexin - antimicrobial agent
 Measure measuring spoon suspension in which 5ml. Children up to the year give 0, 5 tablespoons Leksin250 3-4 p / day. Babies 1-3g. give one spoonful means three p / day, children 3-6l. appointed 1, 5 tablespoons three p / day; children after 6L. - Two spoons Lexin 3-4r / day.

For the treatment of skin infections, streptococcal pharyngitis, urinary tract infections in the middle stage of Lexin 250mg administered every six hours (or 500 mg every 12 hours).

For the treatment of severe conditions increase the dosage in half.

Adults usually taken at a dosage of Lexin 2-4gr.

Patients with renal pathology Leksin dose varies depending on the performance tests.

Leksin500 capsules are used to treat children after 12l., Adult.

For the treatment of uncomplicated infections in the middle stage take every six hours on 500mg Leksin500. Treatment lasts 7-10dn.

When severe infections take 4gr / Lexin per day. Treatment of streptococcal infections should last no less than 10d.

Side effects

Leksin250, Leksin500 can cause vomiting, epigastric pain, violation of a chair, pseudomembranous colitis, nausea, increased liver enzymes, hepatitis toxic, agranulocytosis, neutropenia, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, dizziness, lethargy, agitation, headache, agitation, sleep disturbances, seizures tremor, vaginitis, interstitial nephritis, erythema, anaphylactic shock, skin flushing of the upper body, angioedema, rash, Stevens-Johnson disease.

Among other side effects Lexin - false indicators of glucose assays, increased prothrombin time.