Please consult your physician before taking any medication. Generic name Cephalexin 500mg 15 caps. THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS: The in vitro susceptibility testing indicate that cephalexin is highly active against β-hemolytic streptococci group A against S. aureus, both strains are resistant to penicillin. Cephalexin is effective in the management of infections, either as a primary agent, as a substitute of penicillin or other antimicrobial agents, or those patients who decide sequential therapy and antimicrobial spectrum is similar to that of intravenous medication. The final decision will be the attending physician. OPTOCEF ® is indicated in the following pathologies: · Respiratory: Acute and chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis with infections caused by organisms susceptible added. Otitis media, mastoiditis, sinusitis, tonsillitis, pharyngitis. · Urinary tract: acute and chronic pyelonephritis, cystitis, prostatitis, gonorrhea (if not possible penicillin treatment) and as prophylaxis in recurrent infections of the urinary tract. Obstetric and gynecological infections. Bone infections, skin and soft tissues. Also, OPTOCEF ® is useful in dental infections and prophylaxis of cardiac patients subjected to dental procedures or prostatectomy.