Cephalexin

Last Update April 27, 2016
Cephalexin is an antibiotic.
Uses: Cephalexin is prescribed for Infection and UTI and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Read More
Other brands: Keflex
Cefalexin (International Nonproprietary Name) or more commonly cephalexin is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic introd...
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Cephalexin for treating Infection

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