Biocef Drug Info
Available by prescription only, Biocef® (cephalexin) is a medication used to treat common bacterial infections, such as urinary tract infections, skin infections, and bone infections. It is also approved to prevent heart valve infections (bacterial endocarditis).
Biocef comes as a capsule or liquid suspension. It is generally well tolerated; however, as with any drug, side effects are possible. Common reactions include diarrhea, upset stomach, and dizziness.
Although this product may be effective for many conditions, not everyone can take this drug. Biocef's safety information should be discussed with your healthcare provider before starting treatment to minimize risks and to help ensure your safety. For example, tell your healthcare provider if you are allergic to penicillin or other antibiotics and about all medications you take, including vitamins and herbal supplements.
(For more information on this drug, click Biocef. This article covers topics such as how your dosage is determined, other side effects, and why you should never take outdated Biocef.)