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Review: could Cephalexin cause High blood sugar?

We study 7,309 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 80 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

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Cephalexin

Cephalexin (latest outcomes from 8,045 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.

High blood sugar

High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 146,901 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 7,307 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 80 people (1.09%) have High Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.05% of all the 146,820 people who have High Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.

Trend of High blood sugar in Cephalexin reports

Time on Cephalexin when people have High blood sugar * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood sugar100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Cephalexin * :

FemaleMale
High blood sugar50.63%49.37%

Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Cephalexin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood sugar0.00%1.43%2.86%2.86%0.00%34.29%21.43%37.14%

Severity of High blood sugar when taking Cephalexin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood sugar0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (18 people, 22.50%)
  2. Hypercalcaemia (11 people, 13.75%)
  3. Blood pressure management (11 people, 13.75%)
  4. Pain (11 people, 13.75%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (10 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (36 people, 45.00%)
  2. Ambien (32 people, 40.00%)
  3. Aredia (30 people, 37.50%)
  4. Furosemide (26 people, 32.50%)
  5. Lasix (26 people, 32.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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