Review: could Cephalexin cause Gout?
Summary: Gout is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Allopurinol, and have Paget's disease.
We study 7,334 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 32 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout 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)
Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, diabetes. (latest reports from 13,678 Gout patients)
On Mar, 27, 2015: 7,334 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 32 people (0.44%) have Gout.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Gout * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Gout when taking Cephalexin * :
Age of people who have Gout when taking Cephalexin * :
Severity of Gout when taking Cephalexin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Gout ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteitis deformans (6 people, 18.75%)
- Depression (5 people, 15.62%)
- Psoriasis (4 people, 12.50%)
- Glaucoma (4 people, 12.50%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (4 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Allopurinol (24 people, 75.00%)
- Protonix (16 people, 50.00%)
- Digoxin (15 people, 46.88%)
- Aspirin (15 people, 46.88%)
- Prilosec (12 people, 37.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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