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In the US, Cephalexin (cephalexin systemic) is a member of the drug class first generation cephalosporins and is used to treat Acne, Bacterial Endocarditis Prevention, Bacterial Infection, Bladder Infection, Bone infection, Kidney Infections, Otitis Media, Pharyngitis, Prostatitis, Skin or Soft Tissue Infection and Upper Respiratory Tract Infection.

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Ingredient matches for Cephalexin


Cephalexin (USAN) is also known as Cefalexin (Prop.INN)

International Drug Name Search


Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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