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Is cephalexin (brand name Keflex) a sulpha drug?
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Keflex® (cephalexin monohydrate) is an antibiotic in the cephalosporin group.  It is related to penicillin but in a different group.  It is not in the sulfa or sulfonamide group of antibiotics.
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It belongs to a class of antibiotics known as: Cephalosporins. An allergy to this med could cause a rash.
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