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Cephalexin

Also known as Keflex


Cefalexin (INN) or more commonly cephalexin is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic introduced in 1967 by Eli Lilly and Company. It is an orally administered agent with a similar antimicrobial spectrum to the intravenous agents cefalotin and cefazolin. It was first marketed as Keflex (Lilly), and is marketed under several other trade names.

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Estimated Total Cost: $6.77 for an average of 7 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed cephalexin to treat pyogenic skin infection, open wound of the finger, open wound of the hand, and open wound of the foot.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take cephalexin if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions


Significant Interactions

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