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Review: could Cephalexin cause Copd?

We study 7,305 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 160 have Copd. Find out below who they are, when they have Copd and more.

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Cephalexin

Cephalexin (latest outcomes from 8,042 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.

Copd

Copd (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) (latest reports from 206,010 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, depression.

On Jul, 18, 2014: 7,305 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 160 people (2.19%) have Copd. They amount to 0.08% of all the 207,687 people who have Copd on eHealthMe.

Trend of Copd in Cephalexin reports

Time on Cephalexin when people have Copd * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Copd0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Copd when taking Cephalexin * :

FemaleMale
Copd66.23%33.77%

Age of people who have Copd when taking Cephalexin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Copd0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.48%17.04%22.22%59.26%

Severity of Copd when taking Cephalexin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Copd ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (22 people, 13.75%)
  2. Metastases to bone (19 people, 11.88%)
  3. Hypercalcaemia (16 people, 10.00%)
  4. Breast cancer (15 people, 9.38%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (14 people, 8.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levaquin (72 people, 45.00%)
  2. Celebrex (70 people, 43.75%)
  3. Furosemide (67 people, 41.88%)
  4. Aspirin (67 people, 41.88%)
  5. Protonix (66 people, 41.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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