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Cephalexin is a semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic intended for oral administration. In vitro tests demonstrate that the cephalosporins are bactericidal because of their inhibition of cell-wall synthesis. Cephalexin has been shown to be active against most strains of the following microorganisms both in vitro: Staphylococcus aureus (including penicillinase-producing strains), Streptococcus pneumoniae (penicillin-susceptible strains), Streptococcus pyogenes, Escherichia coli, Haemophilus influenzae, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis, Proteus mirabilis. Cephalexin is indicated for the treatment of the respiratory tract, skin and skin structure, bone and genitourinary tract infections when caused by susceptible strains of the designated microorganisms.   NCATS

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$0.0955 - $1.3764
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66873 | (6r,7r)-7-{[(2r)-2-amino-2-phenylacetyl]amino}-3-methyl-8-oxo-5-thia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid | 7-beta-(d-alpha-amino-alpha-phenylacetylamino)-3-methyl-3-cephem-4-carboxylic acid | 7-(d-alpha-aminophenylacetamido)desacetoxycephalosporanic acid | anhydrous cefalexin | anhydrous cephalexin | biocef | cefalexin | cefalexina | cefalexin anhydrous | céfalexine | cefalexin hcl | cefalexin hydrate | cefalexin hydrochloride | cefalexinum | cephacillin | cephalexin | cephalexin anhydrous | cephalexin hcl | cephalexin hydrate | cephalexin hydrochloride | ceporex | keflet | keflex | keftab | kiflone | ly-061188 | panixine disperdose | tenkorex


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