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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on cephalexin... also is a product like milk or cheese something to stay away from.
1 answer • 30 Jul 2010
is there any updates / news on uses of cephalexin and its dosages?
1 answer • 17 Apr 2012
Which antibiotic can be substituted most closely to cephalexin?
1 answer • 20 Jan 2014
How does Cephalexin suspension need to be stored? On the shelf or in the refriderater?
1 answer • 8 Apr 2015