Cephalexin and Drowsiness - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Drowsiness with Cephalexin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,957 people who have side effects when taking Cephalexin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 05, 2017

9,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 202 people (2.03%) have Drowsiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Drowsiness?

Time on Cephalexin when people have Drowsiness *:

  • < 1 month: 76.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 56.06 %
  • male: 43.94 %

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 1.25 %
  • 2-9: 3.12 %
  • 10-19: 6.88 %
  • 20-29: 0.62 %
  • 30-39: 5.62 %
  • 40-49: 23.75 %
  • 50-59: 23.12 %
  • 60+: 35.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (33 people, 16.34%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (18 people, 8.91%)
  • Depression (15 people, 7.43%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (14 people, 6.93%)
  • High Blood Pressure (13 people, 6.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lorazepam (39 people, 19.31%)
  • Ambien (37 people, 18.32%)
  • Ativan (35 people, 17.33%)
  • Nexium (32 people, 15.84%)
  • Oxycontin (30 people, 14.85%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (93 people, 46.04%)
  • Pain (71 people, 35.15%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (66 people, 32.67%)
  • Depression (58 people, 28.71%)
  • Joint Pain (53 people, 26.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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