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Side Effects of KeflexAs with any medicine, side effects are possible with Keflex. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In most cases, if side effects do occur, they are minor, meaning they require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider.
- Upset stomach (dyspepsia)
- Unexplained rash
- Yeast infection.
Drug InteractionsKeflex can interact with a number of medicines (see Drug Interactions With Keflex).
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Keflex?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this drug if you:
- Have kidney disease or kidney failure.
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Cephalexin and Pregnancy).
- Are breastfeeding.
- Will be having surgery.
- Have any allergies. This includes allergies to Keflex, other cephalosporins, penicillin, or other types of antibiotics.