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Review: could Cephalexin cause Loss of appetite (Appetite - decreased)?
We study 7,309 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 279 have Loss of appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of appetite and more.
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Cephalexin (latest outcomes from 8,049 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.
Loss of appetite
Loss of appetite (lack of feeling to eat) (latest reports from 386,351 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, pain, osteoporosis.
On Sep, 11, 2014: 7,309 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 279 people (3.82%) have Loss Of Appetite.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Loss of appetite * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loss of appetite||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Loss of appetite when taking Cephalexin * :
|Loss of appetite||65.22%||34.78% |
Age of people who have Loss of appetite when taking Cephalexin * :
|Loss of appetite||0.00%||0.38%||4.91%||8.68%||7.55%||11.70%||30.94%||35.85% |
Severity of Loss of appetite when taking Cephalexin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of appetite||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loss of appetite ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loss of appetite||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (49 people, 17.56%)
- Metastases to bone (32 people, 11.47%)
- Anaemia (18 people, 6.45%)
- Pain (16 people, 5.73%)
- Acne (16 people, 5.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aredia (104 people, 37.28%)
- Zometa (104 people, 37.28%)
- Ambien (94 people, 33.69%)
- Neurontin (87 people, 31.18%)
- Coumadin (81 people, 29.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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