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 8,038 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 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 Cephalexin 11,127 users)

Paronychia

Paronychia (infection in the tissues adjacent to a nail on a finger or toe) has been reported by people with colon cancer, preventive health care, breast cancer, lung adenocarcinoma, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 2,064 Paronychia patients).

On Nov, 23, 2016

8,038 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 34 people (0.42%) have Paronychia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Paronychia?

Gender of people who have Paronychia when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 35.29 %
  • male: 64.71 %

Age of people who have Paronychia when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 29.41 %
  • 20-29: 23.53 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 11.76 %
  • 60+: 35.29 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (27 people, 79.41%)
  • Metronidazole (23 people, 67.65%)
  • Lorazepam (22 people, 64.71%)
  • Vytorin (19 people, 55.88%)
  • Lipitor (19 people, 55.88%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Cephalexin, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Metastases To Bone (14 people, 41.18%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (10 people, 29.41%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (7 people, 20.59%)
  • Acne (2 people, 5.88%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (27 people, 79.41%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (27 people, 79.41%)
  • Joint Pain (24 people, 70.59%)
  • Ingrowing Nail (21 people, 61.76%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (20 people, 58.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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