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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No -- don't take it: Cephalexin is the worst of two worlds for syphilis treatment: It would not work reliably; but it has partial activity against syphilis bacteria and c ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
40 years experience Pharmacology
7-10 days: Antibiotics such as Keflex can work in 7-10 days sometimes shorter- it is important to complete the course of therapy prescribed for you in order to ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Usually : Recent studies have found that a majority of people who are allergic to penicillin can tolerate cephalosporin (of which Keflex is one) and particularl ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Antibiotics: Taking antibiotics without prescription can have many bad effects. If prescribed for some reason discuss the alternatives, benefits and risks of long ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
NO: What are you taking it for?
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: You can.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
YES: There provide exactly the same amount of the same medicine.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Yes: Ciprofloxacin is part of the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics and is different than cephalexin, which is a cephalosporin. As always, consult your ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Not long: Keflex has a short half life. After you stop taking it it will be out of your system in 10-12 hours assuming normal kidney function.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
36 years experience Wound care
About 72 hrs: The duration of action of Keflex is about 12 hrs. After a course of the drug you can expect it to clear in about 72 hrs.

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