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Cephalexin

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Most Commonly Used

Cephalexin 250mg Cap
Lupin Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: 250 LUPIN 250 LUPIN 
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Cephalexin 250mg/5ml for Susp
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Cephalexin 750mg Cap
Ascend Laboratories, LLC a Subsidiary of Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Pill Identification: CEP 750 
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Cephalexin 500mg Cap
Lupin Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: 500 LUPIN 500 LUPIN 
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Cephalexin 250mg/5ml for Susp
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Overview Information on Cephalexin Monohydrate

Pharmacist Tip
You may take cephalexin with or without food. However, taking cephalexin with food or milk may help prevent an upset stomach.     
Cephalexin is an antibiotic medicine used to treat infections that are caused by bacteria. Cephalexin, also known by the brand name Keflex®, requires a prescription.
Your doctor may prescribe cephalexin to treat upper respiratory infections, pneumonia, ear infections, skin infections, urinary tract infections, and other infections caused by bacteria.


Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013
Cephalexin is an antibiotic medicine used to treat infections that are caused by bacteria. Cephalexin, also known by the brand name Keflex®, requires a prescription.
Your doctor may prescribe cephalexin to treat upper respiratory infections, pneumonia, ear infections, skin infections, urinary tract infections, and other infections caused by bacteria.


Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013