Cephalexin, a broad-spectrum antibiotic, may be useful in treating bacterial infections of the bones, joints, respiratory tract, urinary tract, or skin.
What is Cephalexin Capsule?
Cephalexin is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the skin, urinary tract, respiratory tract, bones, and joints. It requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
Who is Cephalexin Capsule for?
For use in dogs and horses.
Why use Cephalexin Capsule?
Features of Cephalexin:
- Treats bacterial skin infections
- Prevents secondary infections
- Treats joint, bone, respiratory tract, and urinary tract infections
How does Cephalexin Capsule work?
Cephalexin suppresses the growth of fungi, protozoa, bacteria, and other microorganisms.
Teva Pharmaceuticals, Alkem Lab, Ascend or other generic brand
How is Cephalexin Capsule sold?
Sold by the tablet in strengths of 250mg and 500mg
What are the side effects of Cephalexin Capsule?
Cephalexin is considered an effective, yet very safe, antibiotic. The following adverse reactions have been infrequently reported:
- Allergic reactions, such as difficulty breathing, rash, or itching
- Appetite loss
What special precautions are there?
Immediately contact your pet's veterinarian if any allergic reactions are observed, including:
- Unusual bruising or bleeding
- Swelling of the face, tongue, or lips
- Blood or mucus in the stool
- Shortness of breath
What to do if overdose?
Immediately contact your closest animal hospital
How can I store Cephalexin Capsule?
Store in a dry and cool place.
Cephalexin may be taken on a full or empty stomach. Administer the full course of treatment unless an adverse reaction is noted.
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