Cephalexin

generic for Keflex

Cephalexin Warnings

  • Important: Finish all this medication unless otherwise directed by prescriber.
  • May cause diarrhea during treatment. If it persists or becomes severe, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Persistent diarrhea due to colitis may rarely occur weeks or months after using antibiotics. If this occurs, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Lactation Warnings

  • LIMITED DATA SUGGEST MINIMAL EXCRETION; MONITOR INFANT FOR GI FLORA CHANGES

Pregnancy Warnings

  • Available human data show no increased risk for major birth defects. Animal data suggest no developmental toxicity at doses similar to the recommended human dose.