Cephalexin and Gout - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Gout with Cephalexin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,673 people who have side effects when taking Cephalexin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 21, 2017

10,673 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 39 people (0.37%) have Gout


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Gout?

Time on Cephalexin when people have Gout *:

  • < 1 month: 30 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 70 %
  • 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 Gout when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 48.72 %
  • male: 51.28 %

Age of people who have Gout when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 3.57 %
  • 50-59: 21.43 %
  • 60+: 75.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Paget's Disease (7 people, 17.95%)
  • Glaucoma (5 people, 12.82%)
  • Depression (5 people, 12.82%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 10.26%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 10.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Allopurinol (26 people, 66.67%)
  • Protonix (17 people, 43.59%)
  • Digoxin (16 people, 41.03%)
  • Prilosec (14 people, 35.90%)
  • Aspirin (14 people, 35.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (22 people, 56.41%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (21 people, 53.85%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (20 people, 51.28%)
  • Joint Pain (20 people, 51.28%)
  • Pain (19 people, 48.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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