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Keflex®

Keflex® is a brand of cefalexin, a cephalosporin antibiotic usually administered to treat bacterial infections of the ears, nose and throat. It is also used to treat bronchitis and pneumonia; cystitis, kidney and prostate infections; bone and joint infections; dental abscesses and skin infections such as boils and infected wounds.

Keflex is supplied for oral administration in capsules and tablets of 250mg or 500mg and as an oral fruit flavoured suspension of 125mg/5ml and 250mg/5ml dosage.

Patients who have had previous allergic reaction to penicillin may also experience similar intolerance to Keflex.

Keflex (Cefalexin)  is a semi-synthetic cephalosporin antibiotic for oral administration.

Cefalexin is particullarly indicated in the treatment of the following infections due to susceptible micro-organisms:

  • Respiratory tract infections
  • Otitis media
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Genito-urinary tract infections, including acute prostatitis
  • Dental infections

General information is available by viewing the PIL (Patient Information Leaflet).

Keflex®
Product type:

Antibiotic


Availability:

Prescription Only (POM)


Available as:
Capsule:

250mg, 500mg

Suspension:

125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml

Tablet:

250mg, 500mg

Advice
Please contact your doctor or pharmacist for further advice.
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