Keflex is a prescription medication that is used to treat bacterial infections. Keflex contains cephalexin and can be prescribed to treat infections including ear infections, urinary tract infections, bone infections, skin infections, and upper respiratory infections. Keflex works by fighting bacteria within your body.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Keflex include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of Keflex.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Keflex?
If you miss a dose of Keflex, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Keflex?
Both Keflex and the generic alternative cephalexin are available in strengths of 250mg and 500mg.