Could Cephalexin cause Ibs - from FDA reports
Ibs 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 Levaquin, and have Acne . We study 9,957 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA. Among them, 99 have Ibs. Find out below who they are, when they have Ibs 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)
Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome -chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating) has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 22,653 Ibs patients).
On Dec, 23, 2016
9,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 99 people (0.99%) have Ibs
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Cephalexin when people have Ibs *:
- < 1 month: 53.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 46.67 %
- 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 Ibs when taking Cephalexin *:
- female: 64.65 %
- male: 35.35 %
Age of people who have Ibs when taking Cephalexin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 11.9 %
- 20-29: 26.19 %
- 30-39: 2.38 %
- 40-49: 4.76 %
- 50-59: 19.05 %
- 60+: 35.71 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Acne (22 people, 22.22%)
- Multiple Myeloma (12 people, 12.12%)
- Light Chain Analysis Increased (12 people, 12.12%)
- Constipation (11 people, 11.11%)
- Oral Contraception (8 people, 8.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Levaquin (43 people, 43.43%)
- Accutane (39 people, 39.39%)
- Ambien (36 people, 36.36%)
- Zofran (33 people, 33.33%)
- Amoxicillin (33 people, 33.33%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (59 people, 59.60%)
- Stress And Anxiety (53 people, 53.54%)
- Weight Decreased (51 people, 51.52%)
- Injury (47 people, 47.47%)
- Depression (46 people, 46.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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