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: a semisynthetic cephalosporin C16H17N3O4S with a spectrum of antibiotic activity similar to the penicillins that is often administered in the form of its hydrochloride C16H17N3O4S·HCl or monohydrate C16H17N3O4S·H2O
Cephalexin is marketed under the trademark Keflex.
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