Antimicrobials
Cephalexin

Cephalexin

Medium
Moderate
<$1/day

Spectrum of Activity

Dosing

General Information

  •  Skin and soft tissue infection
  •  MSSA infections
  • UTI
  •  Allergy/rash (immediate or delayed)
  •  Positive Coombs
  •  Cytopenias
  •  Eosinophilia
  •  Hepatic & renal laboratory abnormalities

Increases metformin levels

Antimicrobial class: First Generation Cephalosporin.

Pregnancy category: B

Biliary penetration: Moderate

CSF penetration: Poor

Lung penetration: Moderate

Urine penetration: Therapeutic