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Antibioticcephalexin
DescriptionA semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic with antimicrobial activity similar to that of CEPHALORIDINE or CEPHALOTHIN, but somewhat less potent. It is effective against both gram-positive and gram-negative organisms.
Action Targetpenicillin binding protein (PBP), cell wall synthesis inhibitor
SynonymsCephalexin monohydrate   Keftab   CEX   Panixine disperdose
Database LinksKEGG DRUG: D00906