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Get a cephalexin (Keflex) prescription online.

Are you looking to get cephalexin (Keflex) online? You can get your medication prescribed online in minutes and delivered straight to your door. Please note that medications will only be prescribed if the doctor feels it is appropriate and safe for you.

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How to get cephalexin (Keflex) online in Canada with Maple.

First, choose your symptoms

Select your symptoms within the Maple app so the doctor can evaluate your symptoms and condition. Enter as much information as possible so that the doctor can make a thorough assessment.

If you don’t have employer / insurer coverage, fees may apply since many of our services aren’t covered by provincial health plans. This is often because of our use of secure messaging and a national network of doctors and nurse practitioners.

If payment is required, visits start at $49 and include the prescriptions for cephalexin (Keflex) if the doctor determines it’s suitable for you. In some cases, a prescription won’t be recommended by the doctor. They will let you know if this is the case.

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Next, you'll hear from the doctor

Once you’ve entered your symptoms, a doctor or nurse practitioner will review your case. If they’re able to help, your visit will start; if they can’t help, you’ll be notified before your consultation begins and you won’t be charged. You’re only charged if you speak with a Maple doctor.

Most often, you’ll speak to your doctor or nurse practitioner over text, though they may request audio or video chat if it’ll help with your diagnosis.

Get your medication

You'll get a prescription right on Maple, so you can send it to any pharmacy for pickup, or you can have it shipped with free delivery.

Note: Maple is not a pharmaceutical manufacturer, nor are we an online pharmacy. This means you'll need to buy the medication from the pharmacy itself once you have your prescription.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is cephalexin (Keflex) and how does it work?

Cephalexin is a cephalosporin antibiotic (also known as a beta-lactam antibiotic), which is used to treat certain types of bacterial infections.

A cephalexin prescription works by targeting bacteria throughout your body. The cephalexin will then either slow the growth of the bacteria, allowing for your body’s natural defences to fight off the infection, or it kills the bacteria altogether.

Cephalexin is able to do this by interfering with the way that bacteria build their cell walls, slowing or stopping its ability to reproduce.

What are the uses for cephalexin (Keflex)?

A doctor from Maple may suggest giving you a Keflex prescription, if you are experiencing bacterial infections such as:

  • Skin infections
  • Ear infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Strep throat
How do you use cephalexin (Keflex)?

Cephalexin is almost always given as either a capsule or a tablet, to be taken orally.
Occasionally, you may be given a cephalexin prescription in a liquid form, also to be taken by mouth.

Dosage in any form will depend on the recommendation of your doctor, as well as the location or severity of the bacterial infection. Always follow your prescribed dosage and never stop taking your prescription before you’ve finished the full course of medication.

If you’re taking the liquid form of Keflex, always shake the bottle thoroughly before measuring your dose.

What are the side effects and risks of cephalexin (Keflex)?

Common side effects to taking a Keflex prescription include:

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting

Other less common side effects also include:

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fever
  • Chills

If you start to experience any serious side effects, talk to your doctor to make sure it’s safe for you to continue taking your cephalexin prescription.

Who should not take cephalexin (Keflex)?

People who have allergies to penicillin or other cephalosporin antibiotics should talk to a doctor before they take cephalexin. If you do, you could be more likely to have an allergic reaction to this medication.

You should talk to your doctor before starting a Keflex prescription if you’ve ever experienced any of the following:

  • Kidney disease
  • Stomach diseases
  • Intestinal diseases

If you have a history of diabetes, be sure to talk to your doctor about how it could affect your regular medications, because the liquid version of cephalexin contains sugar.

Pregnant women should only take this medication when absolutely necessary, and be sure to discuss the risks with a doctor. The same applies to breastfeeding women, as cephalexin has been shown to pass through breast milk and while generally thought to be safe in breastfeeding, this has not been systematically proven through controlled trials.

If you have any questions about the medication, you can speak to a doctor on Maple by registering for an account.

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