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December 8, 2016

Keflex Antibiotic | AGP Pharmaceuticals Medicine in Pakistan

Keflex is first generation antibiotic which covers Gram positive bacteria. It is available in both tablet and oral suspension formats. Normally used for all major types of infections this includes respiratory tract, urinary tract, skin, otitis media, bone and dental infections.

Generic
Cephalexin

Therapeutic Class
Antibiotics

Composition
Capsules:
Keflex capsules containing cephalexin monohydrate equivalent to 250 mg or 500 mg are available for oral administration.

keflex antibiotic

Powder for Oral Suspension:
Keflex bottles containing cephalexin powder for oral suspension equivalent to 125 mg/5 ml and 25O mg/5 ml after mixing are available for oral administration.

Powder for Oral Drops:
Keflex bottles containing cephalexin powder for oral suspension equivalent to 100 mg/ml after mixing are available for oral administration

Description:
Keflex is first generation cephalosporin antibiotic for oral administration, covering Gram positive bacteria

Indications:

  • •    Respiratory tract infections
  • •    Urinary tract Infections
  • •    Skin & soft tissue infections
  • •    Otitis media
  • •    Skin & soft tissue infections
  • •    Bone infection
  • •    Dental infections

Dosage
Children: 25-50 mg/kg body weight in divided doses. In severe infections, the dosage may be doubled. In the therapy of otitis media, clinical studies have shown that a dosage of 75-100 mg/kg body weight in 4 divided doses is required.

Adults: Dosage ranges from 1-4 g daily in divided doses. The usual adult dose is 250 mg every 6 hours

Presentations

  • 250 mg caps 12’s
  • 500 mg caps 12’s
  • 125 mg susp 60 ml
  • 250 mg susp 60 ml
  • 100 mg drops 10 ml

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