Cephalexin and Constipation - from FDA reports


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 Metastases to bone. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Cephalexin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,031 people who have side effects when taking Cephalexin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

11,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 560 people (5.08%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Constipation?

Time on Cephalexin when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 91.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 59.1 %
  • male: 40.9 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.12 %
  • 20-29: 3.79 %
  • 30-39: 5.58 %
  • 40-49: 15.85 %
  • 50-59: 32.14 %
  • 60+: 41.52 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (76 people, 13.57%)
  • Breast Cancer (67 people, 11.96%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (60 people, 10.71%)
  • Pain (51 people, 9.11%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (48 people, 8.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (275 people, 49.11%)
  • Ambien (210 people, 37.50%)
  • Neurontin (158 people, 28.21%)
  • Celebrex (146 people, 26.07%)
  • Dexamethasone (143 people, 25.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (338 people, 60.36%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (307 people, 54.82%)
  • Fatigue (243 people, 43.39%)
  • Weakness (241 people, 43.04%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (239 people, 42.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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