Review: could Cephalexin cause Ovarian Cyst?


Ovarian cyst is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Lorazepam, and have Contraception . We study 7,896 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 42 have Ovarian cyst. Find out below who they are, when they have Ovarian cyst and more.

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Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Cephalexin 8,883 users)

Ovarian Cyst

Ovarian cyst (fluid filled sac of the ovary) has been reported by people with pain, gallstones, abdominal pain, nausea, cholecystitis chronic (latest reports from 7,954 Ovarian cyst patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

7,896 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 42 people (0.53%) have Ovarian Cyst

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Ovarian cyst?

Time on Cephalexin when people have Ovarian Cyst *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ovarian Cyst when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 97.5 %
  • male: 2.5 %

Age of people who have Ovarian Cyst when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.0 %
  • 20-29: 22.5 %
  • 30-39: 17.5 %
  • 40-49: 35.0 %
  • 50-59: 15.0 %
  • 60+: 5.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (13 people)
  • Pain (6 people)
  • Vaginal Haemorrhage (3 people)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (3 people)
  • Depression (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lorazepam (22 people)
  • Ativan (16 people)
  • Zometa (15 people)
  • Levaquin (14 people)
  • Azithromycin (14 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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