More Information About Keflex

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much Keflex may have overdose symptoms that could include but are not limited to:
 
If you happen to take too much, seek immediate medical attention.
 

How Should Keflex Be Stored?

Keflex capsules should be stored at room temperature. The oral suspension (liquid) should be refrigerated once it is in liquid form. The oral suspension expires 14 days after being prepared and should be discarded accordingly. Keflex products should be kept protected from light, moisture, and excessive heat.
 
Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your Keflex as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you forgot and take your next dose instead. Never take a double dose.
 

Who Makes Keflex?

Keflex is manufactured by Advancis Pharmaceuticals.
 

Strengths of Keflex

Keflex comes in a number of strengths and forms, and will vary somewhat, depending on whether Keflex or generic cephalexin is being prescribed. Available strengths include:
 
  • Keflex 250 mg
  • Keflex 333 mg
  • Keflex 500 mg
  • Keflex 750 mg
  • Keflex suspension 125 mg/5 mL -- each teaspoon (5 mL) containing 125 mg of cephalexin
  • Keflex suspension 250 mg/5 mL -- each teaspoon (5 mL) containing 250 mg of cephalexin.
     
Generic cephalexin also comes in capsule or liquid form. Available strengths include:
 
  • Cephalexin 250 mg
  • Cephalexin 500 mg
  • Cephalexin suspension 125 mg/5 mL -- each teaspoon (5 mL) containing 125 mg of cephalexin
  • Cephalexin suspension 250 mg/5 mL -- each teaspoon (5 mL) containing 250 mg of cephalexin.
     
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