Were you looking for information about Cephalexin? Cephlaxin is a common misspelling of cephalexin.
Cephalexin (Keflex®, Biocef®) is a prescription medicine approved for treating various types of infections. Specifically, it is used for the treatment of bacterial infections, such as urinary tract infections, sinus infections, and skin infections. The antibiotic can also be used to prevent heart valve infections.
This drug is not effective against any infection caused by a virus, such as the flu, stomach flu, or common cold. This medication comes in liquid or capsule form and is typically taken two to four times a day.
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