Keflex (Cephalexin)

Strength(s): 250 mg ; 500 mg ; 750 mg

Active Ingredient: Cephalexin



Keflex is a medication used in the treatment of a host of bacterial infections. Keflex is a cephalosporin antibiotic. This medication works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria. Even though it is effective for bacterial infections, this medication does not work for viral infections. Misuse and unnecessary use of antibiotics may lead to decreased effectiveness.

How to use Keflex

Before taking this medication, make sure you read the Patient Information Booklet that comes with the medication. If any questions arise, consult your doctor or pharmacist. This medication should only be taken as prescribed by the doctor. Do not increase or decrease the dose without being instructed to do so by your doctor. Do not take more medication than prescribed or for a longer period than prescribed.

Keflex is taken orally by mouth with food and as directed by the doctor. This medication is normally taken every 6-12 hours, with or without food. Dosage is dependent on response to treatment and the condition being treated.

When taking this medication in suspension form, shake the bottle well. Use a special measuring spoon to ensure the correct dose. Avoid using a household spoon. Take this medication at evenly spaced intervals. This ensures that the amount of medicine in your body is always at a constant level. This increases effectiveness.

Do not stop taking this medication unless your doctor instructs you to do so. Doing so could lead to worsening of your condition. If your condition worsens or persists, consult your doctor.


Do not take this medication if you are allergic to it. Discuss with your doctor any other allergies you may have before getting your prescription. Inactive ingredients present in this drug may lead to an allergic reaction. For more details, consult your pharmacist.

Before taking this medication, discuss with your doctor your medical history, especially of stomach/intestinal disease and kidney disease.

During pregnancy, this medication should only be used when clearly needed. Before taking this medication while pregnant, discuss the risks with your doctor. This medication passes into breast milk. Before taking this medication while breastfeeding, discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Side effects

Common side effects experienced when taking this medication include upset stomach, vomiting, diarrhea, and nausea. If these effects persist or worsen, consult your doctor or pharmacist. This medication has been prescribed by the doctor since it has been determined the benefits outweigh the risk of side effects.

This medication may in rare cases lead to an intestinal condition referred to as Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea. This may arise during the treatment or sometime after the treatment has stopped.

Serious allergic reactions to this medication are rare. Symptoms include trouble breathing, rash, severe dizziness, and itching.


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