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Cephalexin Tablet 200mg (100's) - per tablet

Prescription Upload Attached ? Upload a digital copy of your prescription from your vet. You will still need to post a hard copy to:
PO BOX 11216
Palm Beach 3151
Prescription On File ? To be used when we already have your original prescription or has been emailed to us from your vet and you would like a repeat. Prescription sent to email ? Select if you have personally emailed us a digital copy of your prescription. You will still need to post a hard copy to:
PO BOX 11216
Palm Beach 3151
Prescription emailed directly from Vet Practice ? If your vet practice has emailed your prescription to, there's no need to send us a hard copy.

What are Cephalexin Tablets?

Pets suffering from bacterial infections that cause itchy, painful, inflamed skin or uncomfortable urinary tract infections can be treated with prescription Cephalexin. Cephalexin is an antibiotic that provides safe and effective treatment of a range of infections common in cats and dogs. If your pet has an infection, the veterinarian may prescribe Cephalexin, a broad-spectrum antibiotic that works quickly and effectively to treat bacterial infections and reduce the presence of other harmful micro-organisms.

Why do dogs and cats use Cephalexin?

Cephalexin provides broad-spectrum treatment for a range of bacteria and limits the growth of bacteria and fungus. Cephalexin may be prescribed to treat bacterial infections of the skin, respiratory system, urinary tract, bones, and joints. This medication will give your pet quick and effective relief from uncomfortable symptoms of pyoderma, cellulitis, folliculitis, and more.

What else should I know about Cephalexin?

Cephalosporin antibiotics like Cephalexin have an odour that resembles cat urine. This is normal.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Cephalexin?

Diarrhoea, vomiting, and loss of appetite are the most common side effects of Cephalexin.

How do you use Cephalexin?

Cephalexin may be given with or without food. Follow your veterinarian's directions.

What is in Cephalexin?

Cephalexin is a cephalosporin antibiotic that kills certain types of bacteria.


This is a prescription medicine, it is only available only under an approved veterinary authorisation. Please ensure that you have read the  "Order Prescription Medication" page before ordering this item.

All prescription medicines on the Your Pet PA website are purchased through veterinary wholesalers the same as those used by your Vet. All our products are ACVM or NZULM listed and identical to those used by your Veterinary Surgeon. Please call or email us if you have any queries about any of the products on our site.

* Prescription Animal Remedy (PAR) Class 1. For use under the authority or prescription of a veterinarian. Registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997.

  • No

  • Infections caused by cephalexin sensitive organisms in dogs and cats

  • Cephalexin 200 is an orally active cephalosporin (previously classified as a first generation cephalosporin) intended for oral administration in dogs and cats.Cephalexin is absorbed from the upper small intestine with little or no absorption from the

  • While concurrent cephalosporin allergy occurs in only about 10% of animals with penicillin allergy

  • Store below 30°C (room temperature). Protect from light.

  • Apex Laboratories Pty Ltd

Prescription Medications

Your PetPA facilitates the supply of restricted veterinary medicines (veterinary prescriptions) and is approved to do so by the Ministry of Primary Industries. When purchasing prescription medication through Your PetPA you know that:

  • All prescription medication supplied is sourced from New Zealand veterinary wholesalers.
  • All prescription medication available is registered with the New Zealand Government under the ACVM Act 1997 (Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines).

All prescription medication listed on the Your PetPA website is available for supply on acceptance of your order by our team and on receipt of the original prescription.