Cephalexin and Metallic taste - from FDA reports
Metallic taste 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 Zithromax, and have Breast cancer. This review analyzes which people have Metallic taste 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, 21, 2017
11,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 133 people (1.21%) have Metallic taste
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Cephalexin when people have Metallic taste *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 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 Metallic taste when taking Cephalexin *:
- female: 69.92 %
- male: 30.08 %
Age of people who have Metallic taste when taking Cephalexin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.67 %
- 20-29: 1.67 %
- 30-39: 5.0 %
- 40-49: 35.83 %
- 50-59: 15.0 %
- 60+: 40.83 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Preventive Health Care (18 people, 13.53%)
- Breast Cancer (18 people, 13.53%)
- Stress And Anxiety (16 people, 12.03%)
- Pain (15 people, 11.28%)
- Constipation (12 people, 9.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zithromax (67 people, 50.38%)
- Zometa (58 people, 43.61%)
- Prilosec (46 people, 34.59%)
- Percocet (42 people, 31.58%)
- Levaquin (42 people, 31.58%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (63 people, 47.37%)
- Fatigue (63 people, 47.37%)
- Depression (59 people, 44.36%)
- Joint Pain (57 people, 42.86%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (50 people, 37.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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