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Review: could Cephalexin cause Paronychia?

Summary: Paronychia is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone.

We study 7,330 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 has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,069 Cephalexin users)

Paronychia

Paronychia (infection in the tissues adjacent to a nail on a finger or toe) has been reported by people with colon cancer, breast cancer, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 1,281 Paronychia patients)

On Mar, 2, 2015: 7,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 29 people (0.40%) have Paronychia.

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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  • I was on cephalexin for 1 month and now after stopping i realize my loss of appetite is due to the drug. can i expect my appetite to resume and is there anything i can do to bring it back and gain
    Im 85 and losing weight due to loss of appetite directly related to a one month course of cephalexin. Is there anything i can do to regain my appetite or can i expect it to return gradually??
  • Can you take cephalexin and tamiflu together?
    She steered with aches, pain, fever, congestion in lungs. Started on Donalson. The mucous was clear at the time. After three days aches persisted and very low to no fever. Took to clinic. Dr said she has,flu and started her on Tamiflu. We took her off cephalexin. Coughing persists after 6 days and mucous now yellow green.
    Should we start her back on cephalexin?
  • Can i take nyquil if i'm on cephalexin
    I"ve had a sore throat for 8 days, I'm taking cephalexin for an ear infection. My question is "can I take Nyquil for my throat when I' on cephalexin?"
  • Mucous in stools rolling std jab
    Hi there, I was recently diagnosed with Balanitis, a small white ulcer has appeared on my foreskin caused by the trauma of the condition.

    I went to the ER for the problem, worrying that it maybe and std, the nurse and doctor there told me to keep the ulcer clean and to keep strong soaps away from it, but to be safe they gave me the std shot along with 4 tablets to take. The next morning and ever since, I have been experiencing bad nausea and what started with comstipation, has now turned into dhiarea, when I pass a stool which has some sort of solidity to it, it is coated in mucous. Alongside this. Every time I have food sitting in my stomach, I feel very sick to the stomach.


    Just wondering if this is a side effect of the drug, or if I have some kind of candida which is reacting with the drugs?? I had the jab on Wednesday and felt Ill first thing in the morning the next day. This is the third day of the illness, but seems less extreme throughout the day.

    Sorry for the graphic nature of this post, just wondering if anyone had any answers before I spent another small fortune at the doctors!
  • Can i take pepcid complete with keflex
    Keflex is giving me an upset stomach. Can I take pepcid complete to help or is it contradicted with Keflex?

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