Who have Drowsiness with Cephalexin?


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 8,038 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 178 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more.

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Cephalexin

Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Cephalexin 11,127 users)

Drowsiness

Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 114,684 Drowsiness patients).

On Nov, 26, 2016

8,038 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 178 people (2.21%) have Drowsiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Drowsiness?

Time on Cephalexin when people have Drowsiness *:

  • < 1 month: 81.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.75 %
  • 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: 54.29 %
  • male: 45.71 %

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 1.38 %
  • 2-9: 3.45 %
  • 10-19: 6.21 %
  • 20-29: 1.38 %
  • 30-39: 4.83 %
  • 40-49: 24.14 %
  • 50-59: 22.76 %
  • 60+: 35.86 %

Severity of Drowsiness **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lorazepam (38 people, 21.35%)
  • Ativan (35 people, 19.66%)
  • Ambien (34 people, 19.10%)
  • Nexium (32 people, 17.98%)
  • Oxycontin (30 people, 16.85%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Cephalexin, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (31 people, 17.42%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (17 people, 9.55%)
  • Depression (15 people, 8.43%)
  • Insomnia (13 people, 7.30%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (12 people, 6.74%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fatigue (79 people, 44.38%)
  • Pain (63 people, 35.39%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (61 people, 34.27%)
  • Depression (54 people, 30.34%)
  • Joint Pain (49 people, 27.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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