Review: could Cephalexin cause Muscle pain (Muscle aches)?
Summary: Muscle pain is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ativan, and have Eczema.
We study 7,334 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 203 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.
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Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,074 Cephalexin users)
Muscle pain (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 73,516 Muscle pain patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 7,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 203 people (2.77%) have Muscle Pain.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Muscle pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle pain||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Cephalexin * :
|Muscle pain||67.49%||32.51% |
Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Cephalexin * :
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.57%||2.86%||16.00%||12.00%||28.57%||20.57%||19.43% |
Severity of Muscle pain when taking Cephalexin ** :
How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Eczema (33 people, 16.26%)
- Breast cancer (13 people, 6.40%)
- Pain (13 people, 6.40%)
- Hepatitis c (10 people, 4.93%)
- Granulocytopenia (10 people, 4.93%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ativan (52 people, 25.62%)
- Percocet (48 people, 23.65%)
- Neurontin (39 people, 19.21%)
- Ambien (38 people, 18.72%)
- Neulasta (37 people, 18.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Clonazepam for a 36-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Muscle Pain (muscle pain)
- A study of drug interactions between Bisoprolol Fumarate, Cephalexin, Gliclazide, Glucophage for a 61-year old man with Cardiac Disorder, Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent. The patient has Eosinophilia
- A study of drug interactions between Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Cephalexin for a 26-year old woman with Panic Disorder, Eczema Nummular.
- A study of drug interactions between Amoxicillin, Cephalexin for a 57-year old woman with Infection. The patient has Abscess
- A study of drug interactions between Multivitamin, Nuvaring, Nortriptyline Hydrochloride, Lamictal for a 24-year old woman with Vitamin D, Birth Control, Functional Dyspepsia, Mood Disorder. The patient has Ear Pain, Pressure Sore, Early Morning Joint Stiffness, Muscle Pain, Headache, Lightheadedness, Fatigue, Pressure Sore, Spaced Out
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