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 7,334 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 has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,074 Cephalexin users)
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.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Paronychia * :
Gender of people who have Paronychia when taking Cephalexin * :
Age of people who have Paronychia when taking Cephalexin * :
Severity of Paronychia when taking Cephalexin ** :
How people recovered from Paronychia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (11 people, 37.93%)
- Multiple myeloma (9 people, 31.03%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (5 people, 17.24%)
- Paronychia (2 people, 6.90%)
- Wound infection (1 people, 3.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (21 people, 72.41%)
- Metronidazole (19 people, 65.52%)
- Lorazepam (18 people, 62.07%)
- Ciprofloxacin (17 people, 58.62%)
- Nexium (16 people, 55.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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