Review: could Cephalexin cause Gout?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 22, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 6,888 people who take Cephalexin. Among them, 32 have Gout. See who they are, when they have Gout and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Cephalexin (latest outcomes from 8,014 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection, urinary tract infection. Commonly reported side effects of Cephalexin include acupuncture and pain, pain relief by acupuncture, pain exacerbated, pain, stress and anxiety.
Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) (latest reports from 53,490 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, acupuncture and pain.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 6,883 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 32 people (0.46%) have Gout.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Gout * :
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Gender of people who have Gout when taking Cephalexin * :
Age of people who have Gout when taking Cephalexin * :
Severity of Gout when taking Cephalexin ** :
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How people recovered from Gout ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteitis deformans (6 people, 18.75%)
- Depression (5 people, 15.62%)
- Glaucoma (4 people, 12.50%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (4 people, 12.50%)
- Psoriasis (4 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Allopurinol (24 people, 75.00%)
- Protonix (16 people, 50.00%)
- Aspirin (15 people, 46.88%)
- Digoxin (15 people, 46.88%)
- Clindamycin (12 people, 37.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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