Review: could Cephalexin cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer.
We study 7,334 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 469 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,074 Cephalexin users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,475 Constipation patients)
On Mar, 26, 2015: 7,334 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 469 people (6.39%) have Constipation.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Cephalexin * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Cephalexin * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Cephalexin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (70 people, 14.93%)
- Metastases to bone (68 people, 14.50%)
- Pain (52 people, 11.09%)
- Multiple myeloma (47 people, 10.02%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (44 people, 9.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (253 people, 53.94%)
- Ambien (206 people, 43.92%)
- Neurontin (157 people, 33.48%)
- Nexium (143 people, 30.49%)
- Aspirin (140 people, 29.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Bisoprolol Fumarate, Cephalexin, Gliclazide, Glucophage for a 61-year old man with Cardiac Disorder, Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent. The patient has Eosinophilia
- A study of drug interactions between Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Cephalexin for a 26-year old woman with Panic Disorder, Eczema Nummular.
- A study of drug interactions between Suboxone, Celebrex, Clonidine for a 32-year old man with Drug Addiction, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Adhd. The patient has Constipation Aggravated
- A study of drug interactions between Amoxicillin, Cephalexin for a 57-year old woman with Infection. The patient has Abscess
- A study of side effects of Aspirin for a 28-year old woman with Primary Polycythemia. The patient has Constipation
Recent Cephalexin related drug comparison:
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