- OralCephalexinKeflexAlternative to fluclox / diclox in patients hypersensitive to penicillins
- Mechanism of Action
- Beta lactam antibiotics, which inhibit bacterial cell wall synthesis.
Broken down by beta lactamase enzymes produced by some bacteria.
- Most effective against gram positive cocci (streptococci and staphylococci), as well as Proteus spp., E coli and Klebsiella spp.
- Adverse Effects