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Review: could Cephalexin cause Muscle pain (Muscle aches)?

We study 7,309 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 (latest outcomes from 8,049 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.

Muscle pain

Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 505,635 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 19, 2014: 7,309 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 203 people (2.78%) 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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