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Can you take cephalexin for a spider bite?

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com Last updated on Apr 17, 2019.

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Do you know the name of the spider that bit you?
Cephalexin is an antibiotic used to treat infection. Do not take cephalexin unless recommended by your doctor.

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https://www.drugs.com/mcd/spider-bites
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https://www.drugs.com/cg/black-widow-spider-bite.html

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