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Cephalexin Monohydrate

Cephalexin is a cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections of the lungs, ear, skin, bones, bladder, and kidneys. Cephalexin is used to treat infections in adults and children who are at least 1 year old. Cephalexin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
first generation cephalosporins


Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to cephalexin or to similar antibiotics, such as Ceftin, Cefzil, Omnicef, and others. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, especially penicillins or other antibiotics.

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