Review: taking Cephalexin and Ciprofloxacin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Cephalexin and Ciprofloxacin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Cephalexin and Ciprofloxacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 740 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Cephalexin

Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Cephalexin 10,799 users)

Ciprofloxacin

Ciprofloxacin has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Ciprofloxacin 5,226 users)

On Sep, 21, 2016

740 people who take Cephalexin, Ciprofloxacin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Cephalexin and Ciprofloxacin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Cephalexin:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ciprofloxacin:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Cephalexin:
  • female: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Ciprofloxacin:
  • female: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Cephalexin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
Ciprofloxacin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • anaemia
  • pain in extremity
  • pneumonia
  • chest pain
  • hypoxia
  • fatigue
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • cellulitis
  • diarrhoea
1 - 6 months:
  • adverse event
  • conjunctivitis
  • nodule
  • pneumonia
  • swelling
  • visual impairment
  • anaemia
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • anhedonia
  • aortic aneurysm
2 - 5 years:
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
5 - 10 years:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder cholesterolosis
  • gallbladder injury
  • hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma
  • pain
  • pancreatitis
  • pneumothorax
  • renal failure
  • sinus disorder
  • thrombophlebitis superficial
not specified:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • injury
  • arthralgia
  • anaemia
  • back pain
  • pain in extremity
  • depression
  • chest pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • injury
  • anaemia
  • pain in extremity
  • urinary tract infection
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
male:
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • injury
  • arthralgia
  • headache
  • depression
  • back pain
  • pyrexia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature baby
10-19:
  • anaemia
  • crohn's disease
  • anxiety
  • cheilitis
  • cholangitis sclerosing
  • cholangitis suppurative
  • colitis ulcerative
  • constipation
  • depression
  • emotional distress
20-29:
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • cardiac disorder
  • fatigue
  • decreased appetite
  • chest pain
  • crohn's disease
  • flank pain
30-39:
  • chest pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • back pain
  • bone spur
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • weight decreased
  • depression
40-49:
  • injury
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • urinary tract infection
  • alopecia
  • myalgia
  • pain
  • dysgeusia
  • lymphadenopathy
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • cellulitis
  • pyrexia
  • depression
  • pain in extremity
  • pain in jaw
  • injury
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
60+:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • weight decreased
  • dizziness
  • injury
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • back pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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