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Were you looking for information about Cephalexin? Cephelaxin is a common misspelling of cephalexin.
 
Cephalexin (Keflex®, Biocef®) is an antibiotic used for the treatment of bacterial infections, including sinus infections, urinary tract infections, and bone infections. It can also be used to prevent heart valve infections. The medication, which is available by prescription only and comes in either liquid or capsule form, is typically taken two to four times a day. The drug works to kill bacteria by preventing them from making and maintaining their cell wall.
 
(Click Cephalexin for more information about this medication and its specific uses, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on cephalexin.)
 
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