Could Cephalexin cause Gout - from FDA reports
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 9,957 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA. Among them, 39 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 Cephalexin 11,129 users)
Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, gout, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 22,882 Gout patients).
On Jan, 08, 2017
9,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 39 people (0.39%) have Gout
Number of reports submitted per year:
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%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (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 *:
- Gastrooesophageal 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.
** Reports from social media are used.
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