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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 7,318 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

Cephalexin (latest outcomes from 8,056 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.

Drowsiness

Drowsiness (latest reports from 494,637 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

On Nov, 13, 2014: 7,314 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 168 people (2.30%) have Drowsiness.

Trend of Drowsiness in Cephalexin reports

Time on Cephalexin when people have Drowsiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drowsiness81.82%18.18%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Cephalexin * :

FemaleMale
Drowsiness53.80%46.20%

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Cephalexin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drowsiness1.43%3.57%5.71%1.43%4.29%24.29%22.14%37.14%

Severity of Drowsiness when taking Cephalexin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Drowsiness0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (29 people, 17.26%)
  2. Depression (16 people, 9.52%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 8.33%)
  4. Insomnia (12 people, 7.14%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (12 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lorazepam (37 people, 22.02%)
  2. Ativan (35 people, 20.83%)
  3. Ambien (34 people, 20.24%)
  4. Aspirin (33 people, 19.64%)
  5. Oxycontin (32 people, 19.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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