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The general dose range of cephalexin used for bacterial infections is:
o For oral dosage forms (capsules, oral suspension, or tablets):
+ Adults and teenagers—250 milligrams (mg) to 1 gram every six to twelve hours.
+ Children 40 kg (88 pounds) of body weight and over—250 mg to 1 gram every six to twelve hours.
+ Children 1 year of age and older and up to 40 kg (88 pounds) of body weight—6.25 to 25 mg per kilogram (kg) (2.84 to 11.36 mg per pound) of body weight every six hours, or 12.5 to 50 mg per kg (5.68 to 22.72 mg per pound) of body weight every twelve hours.
+ Infants and children 1 month to 1 year of age—6.25 to 12.5 mg per kg (2.84 to 5.68 mg per pound) of body weight every six hours.
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