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I had gotten ceftizoxime in the hospital. Is that the same as keflex capsules?
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Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
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In brief: Cephalosporins
Ceftizoxime is a third generation cephalosporin.
It has more coverage for gram- negative bacteria. Keflex (cephalexin) is first generation cephalosporin andh as more coverage for gram positives and some gram-negatives. As the generation goes up there is more coverage for gram positive bacteria.

In brief: Cephalosporins
Ceftizoxime is a third generation cephalosporin.
It has more coverage for gram- negative bacteria. Keflex (cephalexin) is first generation cephalosporin andh as more coverage for gram positives and some gram-negatives. As the generation goes up there is more coverage for gram positive bacteria.
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