Related topic: Cephalexin, Nervous indigestion
Review: could Cephalexin cause Nervous indigestion?
Summary: Nervous indigestion could be caused by Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Levaquin, and have Acne.
We study 7,295 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 93 have Nervous indigestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Nervous indigestion and more.
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Cephalexin (latest outcomes from 8,027 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.
Nervous indigestion (a type of gastrointestinal distress caused by prolonged stress and fatigue) (latest reports from 70,470 patients) has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, osteopenia, depression, high blood pressure.
On Apr, 16, 2014: 7,219 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 93 people (1.29%) have Nervous Indigestion. They amount to 0.13% of all the 70,253 people who have Nervous Indigestion on eHealthMe.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Nervous indigestion * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Nervous indigestion||57.14%||42.86%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Nervous indigestion when taking Cephalexin * :
|Nervous indigestion||64.52%||35.48% |
Age of people who have Nervous indigestion when taking Cephalexin * :
|Nervous indigestion||0.00%||0.00%||11.25%||27.50%||1.25%||3.75%||20.00%||36.25% |
Severity of Nervous indigestion when taking Cephalexin ** :
How people recovered from Nervous indigestion ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (18 people, 19.35%)
- Light chain analysis increased (12 people, 12.90%)
- Multiple myeloma (12 people, 12.90%)
- Constipation (11 people, 11.83%)
- Allergic sinusitis (8 people, 8.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levaquin (39 people, 41.94%)
- Accutane (35 people, 37.63%)
- Ambien (33 people, 35.48%)
- Amoxicillin (32 people, 34.41%)
- Zofran (31 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Cephalexin (cephalexin) is often used for infection. Find out below the conditions Cephalexin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (21 hours ago):
I just want to know if I can take Cephalexin while i take Atripla
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female 35 on Apr, 21, 2014:
I I have histiry of mental health problems but was in remission, been doing well for several years and not had a major depressuve episode in 10 years. I was doing yhe best I had been in yeaes before I took cephelexin several weeks ago... it started with extreme sleepiness then nightmares then feelin strange when awake and negative dark thoughts feeling detached from reality depersonalusation feeling confused about my identity confusion to extrene depression. Three weeks on it hasnt gone away..i am sleeping 14 hours a day can barely eat or take care of myself and crying because i woke up to face anther day....i told a doc he denied its the cephelexin but seemed very concerned and writing to my hp about my mental state....while im stayin in bed annd giving up i realy cant go through this again not when i had worked so hard to get where. i was before i took this drug. anyway im writing this incase anyone reads it before taking the cephelexin who has history of anxiety or depressive or other mental disorders.....do NOT take this drug. And of course doctors will deny it is cephalexin. I know it is and wikl be making an official report to the FDA. What i really want to know is how long before i feel normal agsin .doc said if it was cephelexin he would expect somone to feel better 78 to 84 hours after...i believe this drug can trigger mental health crisis is suseptable people that dors not just. go away when you stop taking it.
Lynn on Jul, 18, 2012:
I am a 52 y.o. female who was given this medication for a mild sinus infection. Dosage 500mg 2x day for 10 days- which I thought was excessive. I started feeling muscle/joint pain within the 2nd day and dizziness & lethargy. Started meds on Thursday, by Sunday was in constant pain and out of it. I collapsed at work Monday morning with heart palpitations, thinking I had a heart attack, ending up in ER. I have no other health issues but my GP had me seen by a cardiologist - all testing normal and the longer I'm off the drug, the better I feel. Not to mention it also caused a yeast infection that is resistent to OTC medication.
Bethn328 on Aug, 15, 2012:
My 19 year old daughter is experiencing an exacerbation of psychiatric symptoms of depression, anxiety, possible paranoia and started taking cephalexin for an ecoli kidney infection. The problems predate the cephalexin with her FASD but could the cephalexin be a factor in this crisis?
From this study (2 days ago):
I have so many problems and take so many medicines I am trying to find out what works what doesn't what interacts which drugs are necessary - 2 years ago had bilateral total knee replacement -- trying to quit smoking, did quit for about a year then started up part time
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