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Review: could Cephalexin cause Paronychia?

We study 7,305 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 have Paronychia. Find out below who they are, when they have Paronychia and more.

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Cephalexin

Cephalexin (latest outcomes from 8,042 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.

Paronychia

Paronychia (infection in the tissues adjacent to a nail on a finger or toe) (latest reports from 8,545 patients) has been reported by people with colon cancer, breast cancer, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 7,305 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 29 people (0.40%) have Paronychia. They amount to 0.34% of all the 8,518 people who have Paronychia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Paronychia in Cephalexin reports

Time on Cephalexin when people have Paronychia * :

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Gender of people who have Paronychia when taking Cephalexin * :

FemaleMale
Paronychia41.38%58.62%

Age of people who have Paronychia when taking Cephalexin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Paronychia0.00%0.00%38.46%23.08%0.00%0.00%0.00%38.46%

Severity of Paronychia when taking Cephalexin ** :

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How people recovered from Paronychia ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (11 people, 37.93%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (9 people, 31.03%)
  3. Breast cancer metastatic (5 people, 17.24%)
  4. Paronychia (2 people, 6.90%)
  5. Wound infection (1 people, 3.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (21 people, 72.41%)
  2. Metronidazole (19 people, 65.52%)
  3. Lorazepam (18 people, 62.07%)
  4. Ciprofloxacin (17 people, 58.62%)
  5. Nexium (16 people, 55.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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