Cephalexin is the name of the medication. It comes in the form of a capsule, and should be taken by mouth. It belongs to a class of medications called Cephalosporin Antibiotic.
Germs can cause infections in the body. The symptoms depend on the location of the infection in the body. This medication is used for many kinds of infections caused by germs. It is good only for infections caused by Cephalosporin Antibiotic sensitive germs.
Cephalexin belongs to a group of medications called Cephalosporin Antibiotics. It works by killing the germs when the germs try to grow. Complete the antibiotic treatment as the doctor ordered even if you feel better. Antibiotics will not work for viral infections such as colds or flu.
This medication comes as a capsule. You should put it in your mouth and swallow it with a glass of water.
Tell your physician if you become pregnant. There are not enough studies about this medication in pregnant women. Use the medication during pregnancy only if clearly needed.
Read more about Cephalexin 500mg on the FDA website.