Prescription Cephalexin is antibiotic that provides safe and effective treatment of a range of infections common in cats and dogs including bacterial infections of the: skin, respiratory system, urinary tract, bones, and joints. This medication provides broad-spectrum treatment for a range of bacteria and limits the growth of bacteria and fungus.
Dogs and cats are susceptible to bacterial infections of the skin, skeleton, and respiratory system. If your pet has an infection, the veterinarian may prescribe Cephalexin, a broad-spectrum antibiotic that works quickly and effectively to treat bacterial infections and reduce the presence of other harmful micro-organisms. Cephalexin is available in either liquid or capsule form for your dosing convenience.
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Resistance is a major concern when giving antibiotics. Resistance occurs when bacteria survive and mutate and are then able to survive even after antibiotics are given. To help avoid any resistance, it is important to give antibiotics as they are prescribed for as long as they are prescribed even if your pet is looking and feeling better.
You can find a Client Information Sheet which provides a summary of information about Cephalexin Capsules and Suspension for Pets by following the link below:
If you have questions or concerns about Cephalexin Capsules and Suspension, or conditions related to its use, contact your pet's veterinarian or pharmacist.
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