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Cephalexin (Keflex) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Cephalexin (Keflex) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Keflex?

cephalexin

What is the Trade Name for cephalexin?

Keflex

What are the Indications of Cephalexin (Keflex) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

skin infections, pneumonia, UTI, otitis media

What are the Actions of Cephalexin (Keflex) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

bactericidal: binds to bacterial cell wall leading to cell death

What is the Therapeutic Class of Cephalexin (Keflex) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

anti-infectives

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Cephalexin (Keflex) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Cephalosporin 1st generations

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Date Published - Jun 29, 2018
Date Modified - May 27, 2018

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