When to use an ORAL cephalosporin and which one
When to use an ORAL cephalosporin and which one can be a challenge.
They're not first-line for many outpatient infections anymore.
Oral first-generation agents (cephalexin, etc) are known for their gram-positive coverage. Use cephalexin for outpatient skin infections...IF you don't suspect methicillin-resistant Staph aureus (MRSA).