Review: could Cephalexin cause Kidney stones?
Summary: Kidney stones is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 7,336 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 112 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.
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Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,077 Cephalexin users)
Kidney stones has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain. (latest reports from 14,363 Kidney stones patients)
On Mar, 30, 2015: 7,334 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 112 people (1.53%) have Kidney Stones.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Kidney stones * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Kidney stones||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Kidney stones when taking Cephalexin * :
|Kidney stones||44.83%||55.17% |
Age of people who have Kidney stones when taking Cephalexin * :
|Kidney stones||0.00%||0.00%||9.28%||20.62%||14.43%||22.68%||17.53%||15.46% |
Severity of Kidney stones when taking Cephalexin ** :
How people recovered from Kidney stones ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (23 people, 20.54%)
- Contraception (23 people, 20.54%)
- Metastases to bone (17 people, 15.18%)
- Acne (15 people, 13.39%)
- Multiple myeloma (13 people, 11.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (38 people, 33.93%)
- Celebrex (32 people, 28.57%)
- Dexamethasone (29 people, 25.89%)
- Lexapro (29 people, 25.89%)
- Lipitor (27 people, 24.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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