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Get a Cephalexin(Keflex) Prescription Online

You can get a Cephalexin prescription online if you have a bacterial infection. Getting Cephalexin online is very straightforward; you can connect with a doctor at any time and place of your choice at Your Doctors Online. Our online doctor will ask you to describe your symptoms in order to determine the best course of treatment. Then, if deemed necessary, they may recommend a follow-up appointment or a visit to a clinic. However, please note a Keflex prescription will only be provided after consulta

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  • Take one tablet thrice daily (8 hourly), by mouth with water for 7 days


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What is Cephalexin and How to Take It

Cephalexin is a type of antibiotic that comes under the umbrella of cephalosporins. Cephalexin is commonly available as brand names, including Keflex, Bio-Cef, Panixine DisperDose and Daxbia.  

It is generally prescribed to treat bacterial infections, respiratory tract infections, skin infections, otitis media, urinary tract infections and bone infections. Some other drugs from the same class include cefixime, cefaclor, cefadroxil, cefdinir, and cefuroxime—these work by stopping the production of cell walls in bacteria leading to their death.

Cephalexin is used to treat strep throat, ear infections, respiratory tract infections; pneumonia, urinary tract infections (UTIs); bone infections and skin infections. Keflex prescription is also used for penicillin-allergic patients with a heart condition and undergoing dental procedures, as Cephalexin can help prevent heart valve infections. The duration of the treatment depends on the illness and severity of the infection. Prescription cephalexin should be taken as advised to reduce the chances of antibiotic-resistant infection. 

Keflex online is available as a tablet, capsule or oral suspension. It can be taken with or without food and preferably at the same time every day. The Keflex prescription dosage depends on the severity and type of infection. Always follow Keflex instructions, take the prescribed dosage, and complete the entire course of medication. Always shake the bottle thoroughly if you are taking Keflex in liquid form.

Important Information About Cephalexin

Over-the-counter Cephalexin is not an option. You will require a Keflex prescription. Here are some points that you should know:

  • Some of the most common side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, heartburn, fatigue, anal itching, headache and joint pain. 
  • If you experience symptoms such as a skin rash, hives, watery or bloody stools, fever, swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, and eyes, difficulty breathing, wheezing etc. Seek immediate medical help. 
  • Cephalexin can affect readings of specific blood sugar tests for diabetes, so ensure that you use Clinistix or TesTape for testing.
  • Cephalexin can interact with other forms of medication. If you are taking blood thinners such as warfarin or carbamazepine, you should inform your doctor.

FAQs About Cephalexin

Can I buy Cephalexin over the counter?

You can't buy Cephalexin without a prescription or over-the-counter Keflex. Cephalexin is a prescription-only medication; hence, you will require a prescription from a licensed physician. You can get a Keflex prescription online by consulting with an online doctor at Your Doctors Online.

Can I drink alcohol while taking Keflex?

It is safe to drink alcohol while on the medication, but you may experience nausea and indigestion, so it is best to avoid it.

Can I take Keflex on an empty stomach?

Cephalexin can be taken on an empty stomach or with food. There is no difference in absorption.

How long does it take for Keflex to work for bacterial infection?

Your symptoms should improve within a few days of starting Cephalexin. If there is no significant improvement in a few days, you should notify your doctor.

What happens if I miss a dose of Keflex?

You should take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the scheduled dose/pill.

Will Keflex treat an ear infection?

Keflex is prescribed to treat infections caused by bacteria, including ear infections, upper respiratory infections, and skin infections.

How can I refill my Keflex prescription?

You can't get Cephalexin online without a prescription and must consult a doctor to get a refill. You can get an Keflex prescription online by consulting with an online doctor.

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