Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Bio-Cef
  2. Keflex
  3. Panixine DisperDose

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Novo-Lexin

Descriptions


Cephalexin is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. It belongs to the class of medicines known as cephalosporin antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, this medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Capsule
  • Tablet for Suspension
  • Powder for Suspension