Review: taking Keflex and Enbrel together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Keflex and Enbrel together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Keflex and Enbrel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 141 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Keflex

Keflex has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Keflex 5,928 users)

Enbrel

Enbrel has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Enbrel 172,637 users)

On Jul, 24, 2016

141 people who take Keflex, Enbrel are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Keflex and Enbrel drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • congenital cystic kidney disease
  • psoriasis
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • depression
  • rash
  • single functional kidney
  • fatigue
  • impetigo
  • pregnancy
  • pustular psoriasis
1 - 6 months:
  • oedema peripheral
  • psoriasis
  • abscess
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • body tinea
  • bone disorder
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • cellulitis
6 - 12 months:
  • knee arthroplasty
  • drug ineffective
1 - 2 years:
  • abdominal pain
  • alcohol interaction
  • cholelithiasis
  • decreased appetite
  • furuncle
  • gastric disorder
  • pain
  • phlebitis
  • pyrexia
  • hepatic infection
2 - 5 years:
  • pain in extremity
  • abscess neck
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • anal haemorrhage
  • cerumen impaction
  • deafness neurosensory
  • depression
  • disturbance in attention
  • dysgeusia
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
not specified:
  • pain
  • osteoarthritis
  • oedema peripheral
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • cellulitis
  • sepsis
  • renal failure
  • pain in jaw
  • diarrhoea
  • pleural effusion

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • osteoarthritis
  • cellulitis
  • pain in jaw
  • pleural effusion
  • renal failure
  • bone disorder
  • diarrhoea
  • enterococcal infection
male:
  • psoriasis
  • depression
  • pruritus
  • abdominal pain
  • alcohol interaction
  • cholelithiasis
  • furuncle
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • sepsis

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • clavicle fracture
  • device failure
  • femur fracture
  • impaired healing
  • bone metabolism disorder
  • osteoarthritis
  • fracture nonunion
  • nephrolithiasis
  • osteosclerosis
  • presyncope
30-39:
  • pyrexia
  • abdominal pain
  • alcohol interaction
  • cholelithiasis
  • furuncle
  • pain
  • decreased appetite
  • gastric disorder
  • phlebitis
  • hepatic infection
40-49:
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • dysstasia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • injection site erythema
  • localised infection
  • mobility decreased
  • muscle spasms
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
50-59:
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • oedema peripheral
  • cellulitis
  • haemangioma
  • sepsis
  • sinusitis
  • vasculitis
  • diarrhoea
  • osteoarthritis
  • wound infection staphylococcal
60+:
  • hypotension
  • atrial fibrillation
  • bradycardia
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • atrial flutter
  • atrioventricular block complete
  • chest discomfort
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • dizziness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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