Cephalexin 500mg, 100 Capsules
Cephalexin 500 mg, 100 Capsules

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NDC: 42043-141-01

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Product Code: 10459


Cephalexin Capsules

Cephalexin is a broad spectrum bactericidal antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the skin, urinary tract, respiratory tract, bones and joints of dogs and cats.

Cephalexin causes bacteria to die by preventing them from forming cell wells and protective barriers.

Dosage and Administration:
Dogs and Cats: 10-30 mg/kg, every 6 to 12 hours orally.

For pyoderma, the dosage is 22-35 mg/kg every 12 hours orally.

Cephalexin is not absorbed orally in horses.

Side effects:

Cephalexin is a very safe and effective antibiotic to treat bacterial infections. The side effects are rare and include loss of appetite, vomiting and diarrhea, are rare. Allergic reactions such as itching, rash and difficulty breathing may occur. Side effects in dogs may also include drooling, rapid breathing and excitability. Fever and vomiting are additional side effects that may occur in cats.

Special precautions
This medication should not be used in animals allergic to penicillin or cephalosporins. Use with caution in pregnant and nursing animals. Use with caution in animals when given with probenecid or aminoglycosides such as neomycin and gentamicin. Use with caution when given with other drugs that may affect the kidneys. Always tell your veterinarian and pharmacist what other medications your pet is taking.

Keep tablets and capsules in the container they came in, tightly closed. Store at room temperature, away from excess heat, light and moisture.

Suspension: After mixing with water, the oral suspension should be kept in the refrigerator and any unused portion should be discarded after 14 days. Shake well before use.

Keep out of the reach of children and pets.

Federal Law restricts this product to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian

Rx Medication Sold Only To Licensed Veterinarians & Pharmacies. Current License Must Be On File Prior To Shipping.

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