What could cause Confusion for a 87-year old woman?
This is a personalized study of Coumadin, Cephalexin drug interactions for a 87 year old female patient who has Atrial Fibrillation, Cellulitis. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 96 female patients aged 87 (±5) who take the drugs and have drug interactions.
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Information of the patient in this study:
Conditions: Atrial Fibrillation, Cellulitis
- Coumadin - 2.5MG (warfarin sodium)
- Cephalexin - EQ 500MG BASE (cephalexin)
Drug interactions have: confusion
On Jan, 23, 2014: 96 females aged 81 (±5) who reported to have interactions when taking Coumadin, Cephalexin are studied
Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:
|Interaction||Number of reports |
among females aged 81 (±5) who take the drugs
(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)
|Symptom||Number of reports |
among females aged 81 (±5) who have the condition, regardless of which drug is taken
|Confusion in Atrial Fibrillation||42 (0.62%)|
|Confusion in Cellulitis||3 (1.91%)|
(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)
|Side effect||Number of reports |
among females aged 81 (±5) who take the drug
|Confusion in Coumadin||87 (1.17%)|
|Confusion in Cephalexin||9 (2.82%)|
Most common interactions experienced by females aged 81 (±5) in the use of Coumadin, Cephalexin:
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)||65|
|Hypertension (high blood pressure)||43|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||40|
|Anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable)||18|
Most common interactions experienced by females aged 81 (±5) in long term use of Coumadin, Cephalexin:
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||7|
|Hypertension (high blood pressure)||7|
|Epistaxis (bleed from the nose)||7|
|Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (a medical condition in which the spinal canal narrows and compresses the spinal cord and nerves at the level of the lumbar bone)||5|
|Laryngospasm (an uncontrolled/involuntary muscular contraction of larynx)||5|
|Dyspnoea Exertional (breathlessness or shortness of breath)||5|
|Macular Degeneration (painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision)||5|
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Related drug interaction studies:
- Coumadin and Cephalexin drug interactions (1,360 reports)
Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Coumadin for Atrial Fibrillation reported by 221 people (updated 2 days ago)
- Cephalexin for Cellulitis reported by 22 people (updated 2 days ago)
In-depth study of side effects (who have it, when it happens and how):
- Confusion in Coumadin reported by 629 people (updated 4 weeks ago)
- Confusion in Cephalexin reported by 86 people (updated 3 weeks ago)
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
- Confusion in Atrial Fibrillation reported by 186 people (updated 10 hours ago)
- Confusion in Cellulitis reported by 13 people (updated 4 months ago)
Complete drug side effects:
- Atrial Fibrillation (47 drugs in 2,052 reports) (updated 3 hours ago)
- Cellulitis (11 drugs in 74 reports) (updated 1 week ago)
Drugs associated with:
Conditions associated with:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (1 year ago):
Kirtida Patel on Oct, 25, 2011:
I am taking Neupogen for the Neutrophilia during chemo therapy to increase WBCs and platelets. First two treatments increased the cell count. The third one did not because I think, it interacts with the Keflex, which doctor had prescribed me for the skin redness. I am on both Neupogen and Keflex at same time and I feel, my cell count is not increased because the Neupogen (made from E. Coli bacteria) is killed by Keflex (kills the cell walls of bacteria). Any one did any study about this?
Goblue on Jan, 6, 2013:
I am a pharmacist and I think I can help clear this up for you. Neupogen is a type of protein known as a "granulocyte stimulating factor" that is produced by E. coli bacteria. The gene for producing what is essentially Neupogen is inserted into the genome of a captive colony of E. coli. Therefore, the Neupogen is merely a harvested byproduct of the E. coli in the manufacturer's lab. There is no bacteria in your Neupogen and consequently you have no reason to be concerned about the Keflex inactivating the Neupogen. Hope this helps
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