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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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What are the drugs

Keflex has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 5,992 Keflex users)

Enbrel has active ingredients of etanercept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 175,547 Enbrel users)

On Feb, 6, 2015: 141 people who take Keflex, Enbrel are studied

Keflex, Enbrel outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Keflex (cephalexin)
- Enbrel (etanercept)

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
PsoriasisOedema PeripheralKnee ArthroplastyPyrexiaPain In Extremityn/an/aPain
Congenital Cystic Kidney DiseasePsoriasisDrug IneffectiveDecreased AppetiteTinnitusOsteoarthritis
Drug Exposure During PregnancyEye SwellingPhlebitisDysgeusiaOedema Peripheral
Single Functional KidneyAstheniaAlcohol InteractionPingueculaGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
RashFatigueAbdominal PainAnal HaemorrhageCellulitis
DepressionHypoaesthesiaCholelithiasisDisturbance In AttentionRenal Failure
ParaesthesiaLymphadenitis BacterialPainDeafness NeurosensorySepsis
Poor Quality SleepLung InfiltrationFuruncleAbscess NeckDiarrhoea
OnychoclasisPeripheral ColdnessGastric DisorderSyncopePleural Effusion
LichenificationLichenificationPneumonitisOropharyngeal PainPain In Jaw

Drug effectiveness by gender :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainPsoriasis
Oedema PeripheralDepression
OsteoarthritisFemur Fracture
CellulitisDevice Failure
Pain In JawImpaired Healing
Pleural EffusionClavicle Fracture
Renal FailurePruritus
OsteopeniaRash
OsteomyelitisUrticaria
Rotator Cuff SyndromeDysgeusia

Drug effectiveness by age :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aDevice Failuren/aPyrexiaDermatitis NosGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseHypotension
Clavicle FractureFuruncleUpper Respiratory Tract Infection NosOedema PeripheralBradycardia
Femur FractureCholelithiasisSinusitis NosSinusitisAtrial Fibrillation
Impaired HealingAlcohol InteractionTachycardia NosHaemangiomaPain
Bone Metabolism DisorderPainPneumonia NosWound Infection StaphylococcalChest Discomfort
OsteoarthritisAbdominal PainHypertension NosCellulitisAtrioventricular Block Complete
Rheumatoid ArthritisPhlebitisArthralgiaSepsisAtrial Flutter
Fracture NonunionDecreased AppetiteDysstasiaVasculitisAnaemia
NephrolithiasisGastric DisorderMuscle SpasmsOsteoarthritisDiabetic Ketoacidosis
PresyncopeInjection Site Reaction NosPyrexiaDiarrhoeaDizziness

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Why is restoril showing poaitive in my urin when i never took this drug (2 answers)
    I have been ill for 15 years, taking Methadone all the while along with Soma and Hydrocodone for break thru pain. I now include Lyrica daily.I have had 2 back surgeries, one detailing rod and cage around L4 L5 in 2007. Most recent Nov 2013 at the Laser Spine Institute for spine decompression in that same area. Diagnosed w/ Arachnoiditis 15 yrs ago when working full time and since Methadone seems to be my only safe bet to take so that I can function. 4 years on Hizentra IVG home treatment every week. Lorazapam was prescribed for panic. Tried Diazapam more than 8-9 months ago, however that drug seems to back up in my system therefore I get no immediate relief but sort of a knock out sleep 8 hours later so we went back to Lorazapam. I am now unfortunately disabled, mostly homebound and 60 yrs old. Since this past August my urin specimen has come back positive for Restoril. This past month Restoril is still positive and described as habitual use. I am staring down a discharge from my physician who I care for, respect and admire, I never ever thought this would happen. We just took another test I offered to get another different Lab test she told me to wait so I am but its killing me. I never took a sleeping other than Unisom OTC in my Entire life. Never been prescribed Restoril, no offense but would never take it on top of what I already take and Lord knows how I would react to this drug. If I am awake all night that's just the way it is and I live with it. Why is this foreign drug showing up in my system? Please help. Thank you kindly, Louise
  • Anyone experence colon cancer on enbrel?
    I used Enbrel for about 9 years and developed colon cancer. There is no family history and the particular DNA of the cancer was highly unusual for colon cancer. Has anyone else experienced colon cancer after long term Enbrel use?
  • Electrolyte imbalance due to diarrhea caused by enbrel
    Electrolyte loss caused by the diarrhea side effect treatment or resolving this problem
  • I was on cephalexin for 1 month and now after stopping i realize my loss of appetite is due to the drug. can i expect my appetite to resume and is there anything i can do to bring it back and gain
    Im 85 and losing weight due to loss of appetite directly related to a one month course of cephalexin. Is there anything i can do to regain my appetite or can i expect it to return gradually??
  • Can you take cephalexin and tamiflu together?
    She steered with aches, pain, fever, congestion in lungs. Started on Donalson. The mucous was clear at the time. After three days aches persisted and very low to no fever. Took to clinic. Dr said she has,flu and started her on Tamiflu. We took her off cephalexin. Coughing persists after 6 days and mucous now yellow green.
    Should we start her back on cephalexin?

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    On enbrel 150mg per week. Have high cholesterol and trigly levels. Taking provastatin, trilipix, and lovaza to conteract high levels. Experience much gastro disburance and naseau. Have heart disease now and two stents in my RCA as it was 100% blocked on year ago. Also taking effient, norvasc, and metpropol. Taking coq10 supplement, zantac, and culturelle. If off enbrel gastro problems clear. There is a definite negative increase when on enbrel. There is a definite increase side effect when on enbrel and statins/acid lowering trigly meds. Let's see some research on this. Need enbrel to walk and get partial clearing of skin. 10 year battle now between drugs. Thinking of humira now as i see studies have shown impoved arterial sclorosis events. Help!!!!
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  • Keflex linked to coughing blood?
    I was put on a week-long course of cephalexin/Keflex for an upper respiratory infection. It's been 5 days and I'm still coughing up blood. Before I started the medication I was starting to cough up a little, but now it's becoming worse. I did read that antibiotics for pneumonia or TB can cause coughing up blood, but I wasn't sure about Keflex.
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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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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