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Cephalexin is a very efficient antibiotic.

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Drug Uses

Cephalexin is prescribed to cure the middle ear, throat, larynx, tonsils, infections.


Strictly follow your doctor's instructions. If you are uncertain or do not recollect instructions then you may read the medicine label for more precise information.

You may decide how to take the medicine with or without food but make sure you take lots of water.

It is very important that you finish the dosage schedule and do not break it in between without asking your doctor in advance

Taking your medicine at the same time each day is recommended.

Drug Class and Mechanism

Cephalexin is like penicillin and limits the growth of the bacterial cell wall.

Missed Dose

A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. But give an interval of at least 4 hours. If that is not possible, skip that particular dose and continue with the next. Taking a double dose at any cost is not recommended.


Keep cephalexin at room temperature (read medicine label for detailed information). Keep the medicine in a clean, cool, dark, and dry place. The suspensions need to be refrigerated and thrown away after 2 weeks.

Doctors warn against using cephalexin if you are allergic to any component in it.

Explain all your old and new medical history in detail with your doctor before commencing treatment with any new medication. If you are using any herbal supplements or OTC medication, for instance, vitamin pills, then communicate it to your doctor.

Cephalexin may raise the risk of having dizziness or drowsiness. This risk considerably raises if you take it with alcoholic beverages. So please avoid consuming alcohol while in cephalexin medication. Also, avoid engaging in any tasks which need mental alertness for example driving, handling heavy machinery, etc.

Doctors may prescribe some laboratory tests to decide how your body is responding to therapy and to assess the severity of the side effects of cephalexin. Please keep all lab appointments and do not avoid any tests.

Please inform your lab technician or surgeon that you are taking cephalexin before you undergo any emergency surgical procedure including dental operations.

As an antibiotic cephalexin cannot be made to use for healing viral diseases such as common cold and flu. So, you must avoid close contact with people who have viral infections.
Stomach cramps are reported among certain people along with bloody or tarry excretion. If you notice this, then reach your physician ASAP.

Repeated usage of cephalexin may lead to re-infection which is more critical than the first. Therefore, doctors will continually monitor your form closely while using cephalexin.

Cephalexin includes in the FDA Category

If you are an expecting mother or conceiving to have a child shortly, then consult your doctor before taking cephalexin to discuss any potential threats to the unborn baby.

If you are breastfeeding ask your doctor before medication as some drugs are secreted in the breast milk and may enter the baby harmfully.