Review: could Cephalexin cause Drowsiness?
Summary: Drowsiness 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 Lorazepam, and have Pain.
We study 7,334 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 168 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness 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)
Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,918 Drowsiness patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 7,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 168 people (2.29%) have Drowsiness.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Drowsiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Cephalexin * :
Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Cephalexin * :
Severity of Drowsiness when taking Cephalexin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (29 people, 17.26%)
- Depression (16 people, 9.52%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 8.33%)
- Insomnia (12 people, 7.14%)
- Multiple myeloma (12 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lorazepam (37 people, 22.02%)
- Ativan (35 people, 20.83%)
- Ambien (34 people, 20.24%)
- Aspirin (33 people, 19.64%)
- Oxycontin (32 people, 19.05%)
* 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 side effects of Pristiq for a 33-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement), Sleepy, Irritability, Mania Aggravated (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
- A study of side effects of Seroquel Xr for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Sleepy, Abdominal Pain, Headache (pain in head)
- 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 side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 67-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development), Dry Mouth, Weight Gain, Sleepiness - During The Day (excess sleeping during day time)
- A study of drug interactions between Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Cephalexin for a 26-year old woman with Panic Disorder, Eczema Nummular.
Recent Cephalexin related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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