Review: Keflex and Enbrel drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Keflex and Enbrel. It is created by eHealthMe based on 135 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
For patients like me, how are my drugs? On eHealthMe, you can research 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. We use data reported since 1977 till to date. All studies are personalized to gender and age. Start now >>>
What are the drugs
Keflex (latest outcomes from 5,760 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.
Enbrel (latest outcomes from 175,429 users) has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 135 people who reported to have interactions when taking Keflex, Enbrel are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Keflex (cephalexin)
- Enbrel (etanercept)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Keflex, Enbrel:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)||59|
|Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)||32|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||31|
|Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus)||30|
|Cellulitis (infection under the skin)||29|
|Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)||29|
|Pain In Jaw||27|
|Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)||27|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Keflex, Enbrel:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Pain In Extremity||5|
|Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)||4|
|Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body)||4|
|Pollakiuria (abnormally frequent passage of relatively small quantities or urine)||4|
|Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin)||4|
|Disturbance In Attention||4|
|Abscess Neck (neck abscesses)||4|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Systemic lupus erythematosus
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Psoriatic arthropathy
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
- Check symptoms: is your symptom caused by a drug or a condition?
- Write a review: share your experience
- Ask a question: ask patients like you a question
- Subscribe the study: get notified of updates
- Post a comment: or see what other people said about the study
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Keflex (cephalexin) is often used to treat infection. Enbrel (etanercept) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Keflex is used in:
- Enbrel is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Keflex alternatives:
- Enbrel alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Does enbrel create pathological gambling
After starting with Enbrel in 2005 I have developed a pathological need to gamble. I have gambled more that 80k on scratch offs.
- Has anyone else acquired ecthyma as they were getting over henoch schonlein purpura?
My 11 year old daughter came down with Henoch Schonlein Purpura in September of 2013, following a sore throat. We thought maybe the throat is what caused the purpura, but she also had a black type of wound on her knee that could have very well been a spider bite, so we are not sure which of the two ...
- Do patients that find enbrel not working so well have good results switching to humira?
I have been on Enbrel for 6 months. The first several weeks noticed no real improvement, then for about three weeks I was like a new person or the old me, it was wonderful. Then I had a flare and never regained the momentum from prior to the flair. Although it was still and improvement from pre-enbr ...
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Side effects enbrel developed viral vestibular neuritis
Was on Enbrel 14 years. 10/31/13 Had been hospitalized 7 days severe Viral Vestibular Neuritis. Was given high dose steroids Iv developed Afib as result steroids. On Valtrex 500mg Tid for 1 year. No more Enbrel
- Cephalexin 500 mg caused allergic reaction
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 c ...
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.