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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 7,336 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

Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,078 Cephalexin users)

Muscle pain

Muscle pain (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 73,537 Muscle pain patients)

On May, 2, 2015: 7,336 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 203 people (2.77%) have Muscle Pain.

Trend of Muscle pain in Cephalexin reports

Time on Cephalexin when people have Muscle pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle pain100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Cephalexin * :

FemaleMale
Muscle pain67.49%32.51%

Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Cephalexin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle pain0.00%0.57%2.86%16.00%12.00%28.57%20.57%19.43%

Severity of Muscle pain when taking Cephalexin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Eczema (33 people, 16.26%)
  2. Breast cancer (13 people, 6.40%)
  3. Pain (13 people, 6.40%)
  4. Hepatitis c (10 people, 4.93%)
  5. Granulocytopenia (10 people, 4.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ativan (52 people, 25.62%)
  2. Percocet (48 people, 23.65%)
  3. Neurontin (39 people, 19.21%)
  4. Ambien (38 people, 18.72%)
  5. Neulasta (37 people, 18.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Jenny on Apr, 25, 2011:

    I have never had a problem with nosebleeds. However, the two weeks I was on keflex my nose bled daily, two or three times per day. I would lean forward, or feel a sniffle coming on, wipe my nose, and BAM--another nosebleed.

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