Cephalexin and High blood sugar - from FDA reports


High blood sugar is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Neurontin, and have Metastases to bone. This review analyzes which people have High blood sugar 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 May, 10, 2017

10,673 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 89 people (0.83%) have High Blood Sugar

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause High blood sugar?

Gender of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 51.14 %
  • male: 48.86 %

Age of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.3 %
  • 10-19: 1.3 %
  • 20-29: 2.6 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 28.57 %
  • 50-59: 24.68 %
  • 60+: 41.56 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (20 people, 22.47%)
  • Pain (15 people, 16.85%)
  • Hypercalcaemia (12 people, 13.48%)
  • Blood Pressure Management (12 people, 13.48%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (11 people, 12.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (38 people, 42.70%)
  • Aredia (34 people, 38.20%)
  • Ambien (34 people, 38.20%)
  • Zometa (29 people, 32.58%)
  • Furosemide (29 people, 32.58%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anaemia (48 people, 53.93%)
  • Pain (47 people, 52.81%)
  • Injury (43 people, 48.31%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (40 people, 44.94%)
  • High Blood Pressure (34 people, 38.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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