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Review: Cephalexin and Ciprofloxacin





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 216 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Cephalexin 8,061 users)

Ciprofloxacin has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Ciprofloxacin 1,249 users)

On Dec, 5, 2014: 216 people who take Cephalexin, Ciprofloxacin are studied

Cephalexin, Ciprofloxacin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Cephalexin (cephalexin)
- Ciprofloxacin (ciprofloxacin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Pain In Extremityn/an/an/an/an/an/aFatigue
ArthralgiaArthralgia
Gastrointestinal DisorderPyrexia
Flank PainDepression
FatigueHeadache
Decreased AppetiteLethargy
Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageDrug Withdrawal Syndrome
Groin PainDrug Dependence
Multi-organ DisorderNausea
Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseAnxiety

Drug effectiveness by gender :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
FatigueArthralgia
NauseaFatigue
LethargyDepression
AstheniaLeukocytosis
HypothyroidismHeadache
Weight DecreasedAnxiety
Back PainDrug Withdrawal Syndrome
Cardiac Failure CongestivePyrexia
AnorexiaDiarrhoea Nos
WeaknessOedema Peripheral

Drug effectiveness by age :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aChest PainCardiac DisorderWeight DecreasedCoughDepressionFatigue
FatigueCrohn's DiseaseBone SpurFatigueHeadacheMalaise
BradycardiaIleitisHeadacheWeight IncreasedDrug Withdrawal SyndromeRenal Failure Acute
Headache NosInflammatory Bowel DiseaseChest PainAbdominal Pain NosLethargyDiarrhoea Nos
Pain NosDecreased AppetiteDyspnoeaPyrexiaAnxietyNausea
Vomiting NosFatigueBack PainCholelithiasisOedema PeripheralOedema Peripheral
ArthralgiaGastrointestinal HaemorrhageDrug Withdrawal SyndromeCardiac Disorder NosDehydrationDehydration
Dyspnoea NosGastrointestinal DisorderAnxietyTesticular PainPollakiuriaDiarrhoea
NauseaFlank PainDrug IneffectiveCondition AggravatedDrug DependenceWeakness
Systemic Lupus ErythematosusChest PainDepressionBlood Pressure Diastolic IncreasedCellulitisBack Pain

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • I am allergic to pencillien and sulfa what antibiotic can i take and not get tendom and muscle aces?
    I use a cane because I have tore tendom in both feet.
    I have to be on a antibiotic everyday.
  • Can i take nyquil if i'm on cephalexin
    I"ve had a sore throat for 8 days, I'm taking cephalexin for an ear infection. My question is "can I take Nyquil for my throat when I' on cephalexin?"
  • Mucous in stools rolling std jab
    Hi there, I was recently diagnosed with Balanitis, a small white ulcer has appeared on my foreskin caused by the trauma of the condition.

    I went to the ER for the problem, worrying that it maybe and std, the nurse and doctor there told me to keep the ulcer clean and to keep strong soaps away from it, but to be safe they gave me the std shot along with 4 tablets to take. The next morning and ever since, I have been experiencing bad nausea and what started with comstipation, has now turned into dhiarea, when I pass a stool which has some sort of solidity to it, it is coated in mucous. Alongside this. Every time I have food sitting in my stomach, I feel very sick to the stomach.


    Just wondering if this is a side effect of the drug, or if I have some kind of candida which is reacting with the drugs?? I had the jab on Wednesday and felt Ill first thing in the morning the next day. This is the third day of the illness, but seems less extreme throughout the day.

    Sorry for the graphic nature of this post, just wondering if anyone had any answers before I spent another small fortune at the doctors!
  • What has been the overall treatment plan for people suffering from champix/chantix side effects? (2 answers)
    I took Champix for the full 12 weeks prescribed. While taking Champix I was happier than I've ever been, it was like a revelation, I had it all figured out and wanted everyone around me to be happy. I quit smoking on my quit date, no cravings, etc. That part worked. I had a couple episodes of just not being myself during the first week after stopping, I had a panic attack, an argument, my reactions were exaggerated. Come the following Monday I was near hysteria, crying, feeling upset, sad but couldn't articulate why. Panic attacks occur pretty frequently now & out of nowhere. My doctor has no experience with this happening. I'm looking for information on treatments that worked and ones that didn't from others having similar reactions; as well as success rates and recovery rates.
  • Can i take pepcid complete with keflex
    Keflex is giving me an upset stomach. Can I take pepcid complete to help or is it contradicted with Keflex?

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    I'm no medical expert, nor am I some marvelous gifted writer so first and foremost, please forgive any errors of my report.

    Clinical Aspects

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    Upon going there D.O Kanaan was the physician who read me my results, now ive been seeing her as my primary physician for the last 5 years. She lets her patients know everything she can about their diagnosis and treatment, good and bad. She's always on the ball and never gives you room to doubt her care. However this time was different. She stared at the test result papers blankly "Yep... you got it... and i got a list of approved medications to give you... uh, lets put you on Ciprofloxacin no penicillin in that so we don't have to worry about your allergy..." with this I knew she didn't know much about this so I told her what I found on the internet and that got her asking questions but we came to a dead end. Just as I was leaving she asked "what kind of specialist do i send you to if the antibiotic doesn't work?" i looked her in the eye and said fearfully "I don't know doc, I was hoping you would".

    Personal Aspect

    Well its an ugly bruise, had it for months, it was hurting a lot when i bumped it at work, so i looked at it and it was green and yellow. I showed it to my manager and they sent me home to go to the doc.

    i dont know how long i had it but ive been more ill that usual the past few months with sore throat, ringworm, stomach virus, cold sores, everything spreadable that was around me. I've got 3 more days left of antibiotic and its not clearing. I dont know what to do. Is there anyone who can help? am I currently alone? I'm scared.
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    I developed a rash that quickly turned to painful, itchy blistering after taking cephalexin 500mg capsules for only 2 days (the prescription was for 10 days). The rash was on my hands, legs, back, & arms. I was sent by my doctor to the hospital emergency room. diagnosed as an allergic reaction to cephalexin. treated with steroids & another antibiotic. this was one of the scariest episodes of my life. I hope people are reporting this type of problem.

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  • Refused to take any more fluoroquinolones but find symptoms exacerbated to point of being crippling whilst taking augmentin and cephalexin

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Cephalexin (cephalexin) is often used to treat infection. Ciprofloxacin (ciprofloxacin) is often used to treat urinary tract infection. 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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