Keflex is a prescription medication used to treat bacterial infections including upper respiratory infections, ear infections, skin infections, urinary tract infections, and bone infections. Keflex is an antibiotic containing cephalexin which works by fighting bacteria in your body. Keflex is used to treat bacterial infections and will not work to treat viral infections.
Always read the medication information and instructions before using this medication.
Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Make sure to tell your doctor:
Other information you should also know:
Common side effects of Keflex:
If you have any of the following side effects of cephalexin, seek medical help:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Keflex?
If you miss a dose of Keflex, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
Why is Keflex prescribed?
Keflex is used to treat bacterial infections and will not work to treat viral infections.