Is cefelexin in the family of Cypro.. My husband is allergic to Cypro & has the antibiotic cefelexin
- 8 Mar 2012 by Miss Moose
- infections, tooth infection, antibiotic, antibiotics
... for a tooth infection
8 Mar 2012
No. Cipro is a fluoroquinolone and cephalexin is a cephalosporin. Two completely different families of antibiotic. Cephalexin has been known to have cross allergies with folks allergic to penicillin though. If Cipro is his only allergy, he should be fine.
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