21 Sep 2010
No, cephalexin isn't something that can be abused by teens. It is in a group of drugs called cephalosporin antibiotics and is used to fight bacteria in the body. It works by interfering with the bacteria's cell wall formation, causing it to rupture, and killing the bacteria.
Cephalexin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria, including upper respiratory infections, ear infections, skin infections, and urinary tract infections.
- Cephalexin Information for Consumers
- Cephalexin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cephalexin (detailed)
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can I use cephalexin for emergency treatment for a tooth abcess?
2 answers • 28 May 2010
on cephalexin... also is a product like milk or cheese something to stay away from.
1 answer • 30 Jul 2010
I need to know if Cephalexin shows up in a drug urine test. I am on probation and was perscribed this antibiotic and do not want to take any chances.
1 answer • 21 Jan 2012
i was given cephalexin and told to take benadryl due to being pregnant and sick. I was hit with a random drug test at work and it showed up ...
1 answer • 24 Aug 2012
Which antibiotic can be substituted most closely to cephalexin?
1 answer • 20 Jan 2014