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Generic Name
Cephalexin
Trade Name
Cephacent
Risk Category
B
  • Controlled studies done on animals in reproduction do not indicate risk to the fetus.
  • No adequate and well-controlled studies done on pregnant women.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Oral cephalosporin antibiotic.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • No fetal adverse effects in animals.
  • Crosses human placenta.
  • No adequate human data but suggested possible associaition with cardiovascular defects and oral clefts in first trimester exposure.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted into milk in small amounts.
  • No problems have been documented in humans.
  • Cephalosporins as a group are considered safe in lactation.
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