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Cephalexin (Keflex®, Biocef®) is a prescription medicine used for treating a variety of bacterial infections, including sinus infections, respiratory tract infections, and skin infections. It is also approved to prevent heart valve infections. The antibiotic, which comes in capsule and liquid form, is typically taken two to four times a day. Before your healthcare provider prescribes you cephalexin, let him or her know if you are pregnant, have kidney disease, or have any allergies.
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