Cephalexin: Use and Side Effect

Cephalexin is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by fighting bacteria in your body.

Cephalexin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria, including upper respiratory infections, ear infections, skin infections, urinary tract infections and bone infections.

Side Effects

Common cephalexin side effects may include:

  • diarrhea;
  • dizziness, feeling tired;
  • headache, joint pain; or
  • vaginal itching or discharge.

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