Generic Keflex (Cephalexin) is in a group of drugs called cephalosporin antibiotics and is used to fight bacteria in the body.
This medication is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
This medication will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.
This drug may also be used before dental procedures in patients with certain heart conditions (such as artificial heart valves) to help prevent serious infection of the heart (bacterial endocarditis).
Do not use this medication if you are allergic to Generic Keflex (Cephalexin), or to similar antibiotics, such as Ceclor, Ceftin, Cefzil, Duricef, Fortaz, Omnicef, Spectracef, Suprax, and others.Before using Generic Keflex (Cephalexin), tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs (especially penicillins), or if you have kidney or liver disease, a stomach or intestinal disorder such as colitis, diabetes, or if you are malnourished.Take this medication for the entire length of time prescribed by your doctor. Your symptoms may get better before the infection is completely treated. Generic Keflex antibiotic will not treat a viral infection such as the common cold or flu.
Do not use this medication if you are allergic to Generic Keflex (Cephalexin), or to other cephalosporin antibiotics, such as:cefaclor (Ceclor);cefadroxil (Duricef);cefdinir (Omnicef);cefditoren (Spectracef);cefixime (Suprax);cefprozil (Cefzil);ceftazidime (Fortaz); orcefuroxime (Ceftin).
Before using Generic Keflex (Cephalexin), tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs (especially penicillins), or if you have:
kidney disease;liver disease;a stomach or intestinal disorder such as colitis;diabetes; orif you are malnourished.If you have any of these conditions, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely take Generic Keflex (Cephalexin).The oral suspension (liquid) form of Generic Keflex (Cephalexin) may contain sugar. This may affect you if you have diabetes.
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