Cephalexin and Kidney stones - from FDA reports


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 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone. This review analyzes which people have Kidney stones with Cephalexin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,031 people who have side effects when taking Cephalexin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 22, 2017

11,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 142 people (1.29%) have Kidney stones


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Kidney stones?

Time on Cephalexin when people have Kidney stones *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 40 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Kidney stones when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 45.32 %
  • male: 54.68 %

Age of people who have Kidney stones when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 10.0 %
  • 20-29: 18.18 %
  • 30-39: 8.18 %
  • 40-49: 23.64 %
  • 50-59: 20.91 %
  • 60+: 19.09 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (21 people, 14.79%)
  • Pain (18 people, 12.68%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (18 people, 12.68%)
  • Birth Control (18 people, 12.68%)
  • Acne (16 people, 11.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (50 people, 35.21%)
  • Dexamethasone (34 people, 23.94%)
  • Folic Acid (32 people, 22.54%)
  • Lipitor (30 people, 21.13%)
  • Levaquin (30 people, 21.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (76 people, 53.52%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (74 people, 52.11%)
  • Back Pain (55 people, 38.73%)
  • Anaemia (53 people, 37.32%)
  • Depression (52 people, 36.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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