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Related topic: Doxycycline Hyclate, Keflex, Strep throat

Keflex vs Doxycycline Hyclate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 41

This is personalized comparison of Keflex vs Doxycycline Hyclate for a male aged 41. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 27, 2014: 797 people are studied in Keflex vs Doxycycline Hyclate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male37Strep throat

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Keflex cephalexinLex Pharms
Doxycycline Hyclate doxycycline hyclateWatson Labs

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 37 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Keflex (Lex Pharms)Doxycycline Hyclate (Watson Labs)
Mood Changes0.00%0.00%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Keflex (Lex Pharms)Doxycycline Hyclate (Watson Labs)
AnxietyPyrexia (fever)
DepressionArthralgia (joint pain)
Weight DecreasedHeadache (pain in head)
Drug DependenceFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Headache (pain in head)Anxiety
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Dizziness
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Drug Ineffective
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Depression
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Suicidal Ideation
DizzinessNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Keflex (Lex Pharms)Doxycycline Hyclate (Watson Labs)
Intentional OverdoseAnxiety
Suicide AttemptDepression
DepressionSuicidal Ideation
AnxietyAffective Disorder (mental disorder)
Loss Of ConsciousnessAsthenia (weakness)
Phantom PainAlcohol Abuse (problems with alcohol)
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Poor Peripheral CirculationAggression
Suicidal IdeationBipolar Disorder (mood disorder)
Asthenia (weakness)Disturbance In Attention

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Keflex (Lex Pharms)Doxycycline Hyclate (Watson Labs)
Mood Changes0.00%0.00%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Keflex (Lex Pharms)Doxycycline Hyclate (Watson Labs)
AnxietyPyrexia (fever)
DepressionArthralgia (joint pain)
Weight DecreasedDizziness
Headache (pain in head)Anxiety
Drug DependenceFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Headache (pain in head)
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Drug Ineffective
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Depression
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DizzinessSuicidal Ideation

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Keflex (Lex Pharms)Doxycycline Hyclate (Watson Labs)
Intentional OverdoseDepression
Suicide AttemptSuicidal Ideation
DepressionAnxiety
AnxietyAsthenia (weakness)
Loss Of ConsciousnessAlcohol Abuse (problems with alcohol)
Phantom PainConvulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)Affective Disorder (mental disorder)
Poor Peripheral CirculationAggression
Suicidal IdeationBipolar Disorder (mood disorder)
Asthenia (weakness)Intentional Overdose

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On eHealthMe, Keflex (cephalexin) is often used to treat infection. Doxycycline Hyclate (doxycycline hyclate) is often used to treat acne. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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