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If you are allergic to cefaclor (Ceclor), you should not take cephalexin (Keflex) without first consulting your doctor. They are both cephalosporins, meaning, they are the same type of antibiotic, they just target different bacteria.

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Q: Can you take keflex if you are allergic to ceclor?
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Maybe. Some people that are allergic to penicillin are also allergic to Keflex and some aren't. To be on the safe side I would avoid it.

If one is allergic to penicillin Is it safe to take Keflex?

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What are examples of cephalosporin medication?

Cefaclor (Ceclor), cefadroxil (Duricef), cefazolin (Ancef, Zolicef), cefixime, cefoxitin (Mefoxin), cefprozil (Cefzil), ceftazidime (Ceptaz, Fortaz), cefuroxime (Ceftin) and cephalexin (Keflex).

Can you take rocephin if you are allergic to amoxicillin?

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What are some cephalosprorins?

cefaclor (Ceclor), cefadroxil (Duricef), cefazolin (Ancef, Kefzol, Zolicef), cefixime, (Suprax), cefoxitin (Mefoxin), cefprozil (Cefzil), ceftazidime (Ceptaz, Fortaz, Tazicef, Tazideme), cefuroxime (Ceftin) and cephalexin (Keflex).

Sulfa drug Is Keflex a Sulfa Drug?

No. Cephalexin (trade name Keflex) is a 1st generation cephalosporin, an antibiotic related to penicillin. It is not a sulfa drug or derivative.

Is keflex in the penicillin family?

keflex) is a cephalosporin not in the penicillin family. They do have cross reactions so someone who is allergic to penicillins needs to be more careful and watch for signs of allergic reaction esp if it is given IV. I am allergic to penicillin but not to keflex.

Drug Brand name for ceclor?

The brand name for Ceclor is Cefaclor.