Review: could Cephalexin cause Kidney infection?
We study 7,309 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Kidney infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney infection and more.
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Cephalexin (latest outcomes from 8,045 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.
Kidney infection (latest reports from 28,409 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.
On Aug, 18, 2014: 7,307 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 23 people (0.31%) have Kidney Infection. They amount to 0.08% of all the 28,392 people who have Kidney Infection on eHealthMe.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Kidney infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Kidney infection||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Kidney infection when taking Cephalexin * :
|Kidney infection||65.38%||34.62% |
Age of people who have Kidney infection when taking Cephalexin * :
|Kidney infection||0.00%||0.00%||4.35%||0.00%||34.78%||0.00%||56.52%||4.35% |
Severity of Kidney infection when taking Cephalexin ** :
How people recovered from Kidney infection ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (3 people, 13.04%)
- Furuncle (3 people, 13.04%)
- Oral herpes (2 people, 8.70%)
- Cystitis (2 people, 8.70%)
- Sleep disorder therapy (2 people, 8.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Amoxicillin (10 people, 43.48%)
- Radiation therapy (7 people, 30.43%)
- Aredia (7 people, 30.43%)
- Femara (7 people, 30.43%)
- Ultram (7 people, 30.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have had to use a foley indwelling catheter for nearly 35 years and NEVER have I had a problem with it spontaneously leaking around it practically overnight. One day I was fine like all the days and weeks and years prior... then the next day I began to leak around the catheter and it has continued for over a week now. Yes, there can be problems with indwelling catheters but this is far from normal for me and the ONLY thing that has changed in my life is beginning to take the antibiotic Keflex for a potential UTI. It was shortly after this that my symptoms began and have continued. I can't get in to see my urologist for over a month but, on the phone, he completely dismisses the possibility of Keflex and my problem being related. I simply can't throw out the possibility because I do not believe in coincidences and it is just too bizarre (for me).
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