What does Rilexine do for dogs? Cephalexin (brand names Rilexine®, Keflex®, Vetolexin®) is an oral antibiotic that is used to treat pyoderma and other bacterial skin infections in dogs and is used off label or extra-label in cats to treat pyoderma and some other types of skin infections.
What are the side effects of Rilexine for dogs? The most common adverse reactions in dogs include diarrhea, vomiting, anorexia and lethargy. To report suspected adverse reactions call Virbac at 1-800-338-3659.
How long should a dog take Rilexine? ✔ Recommended dose – 22 mg/kg (10 mg/lb.) of body weight, twice daily for 28 days.
What type of antibiotic is Rilexine? Rilexine is an antibiotic containing cephalexin which is particularly used for skin and urinary infections in dogs and cats.