Cephalexin and Muscle pain - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Muscle pain 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 Sep, 28, 2017

11,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 257 people (2.33%) have Muscle pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Muscle pain?

Time on Cephalexin when people have Muscle pain *:

  • < 1 month: 92.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.14 %
  • 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 Muscle pain when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 67.86 %
  • male: 32.14 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.46 %
  • 10-19: 2.28 %
  • 20-29: 13.24 %
  • 30-39: 10.96 %
  • 40-49: 27.4 %
  • 50-59: 20.09 %
  • 60+: 25.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Eczema (34 people, 13.23%)
  • Pain (19 people, 7.39%)
  • Breast Cancer (15 people, 5.84%)
  • Metastases To Bone (14 people, 5.45%)
  • Hepatitis C (11 people, 4.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ativan (54 people, 21.01%)
  • Percocet (51 people, 19.84%)
  • Ambien (47 people, 18.29%)
  • Neurontin (44 people, 17.12%)
  • Zometa (41 people, 15.95%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (151 people, 58.75%)
  • Fatigue (129 people, 50.19%)
  • Weakness (110 people, 42.80%)
  • Headache (94 people, 36.58%)
  • Pain (91 people, 35.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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