Review: could Cephalexin cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?
Summary: High blood sugar is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Metastases to bone. We study 7,338 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 81 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.
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Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,078 Cephalexin users)
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 17,136 High blood sugar patients)
On May, 14, 2015: 7,336 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 81 people (1.10%) have High Blood Sugar.
Time on Cephalexin when people have High blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood sugar||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Cephalexin * :
|High blood sugar||51.25%||48.75% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Cephalexin * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||1.41%||2.82%||2.82%||0.00%||33.80%||21.13%||38.03% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Cephalexin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (18 people, 22.22%)
- Hypercalcaemia (11 people, 13.58%)
- Blood pressure management (11 people, 13.58%)
- Pain (11 people, 13.58%)
- Multiple myeloma (10 people, 12.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (36 people, 44.44%)
- Ambien (32 people, 39.51%)
- Aredia (30 people, 37.04%)
- Furosemide (26 people, 32.10%)
- Lasix (26 people, 32.10%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Is high blood sugar caused by the infection or the drug. Still being treated B.S. range 300 to 458. Doubling up on Humalog and lantus
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