Cephalexin and Photosensitivity reaction - from FDA reports
Photosensitivity reaction is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Hepatitis c. This review analyzes which people have Photosensitivity reaction with Cephalexin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,031 people who have side effects when taking Cephalexin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
11,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 36 people (0.33%) have Photosensitivity reaction
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Cephalexin when people have Photosensitivity reaction *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Photosensitivity reaction when taking Cephalexin *:
- female: 60 %
- male: 40 %
Age of people who have Photosensitivity reaction when taking Cephalexin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.57 %
- 20-29: 7.14 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 28.57 %
- 50-59: 39.29 %
- 60+: 21.43 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hepatitis C (8 people, 22.22%)
- Stress And Anxiety (5 people, 13.89%)
- Pain (5 people, 13.89%)
- Depression (5 people, 13.89%)
- Birth Control (5 people, 13.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Neurontin (16 people, 44.44%)
- Prednisone (14 people, 38.89%)
- Celebrex (12 people, 33.33%)
- Zyrtec (10 people, 27.78%)
- Monodox (10 people, 27.78%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (14 people, 38.89%)
- Stress And Anxiety (14 people, 38.89%)
- Speech Impairment (adult) (14 people, 38.89%)
- Indigestion (12 people, 33.33%)
- Hypoaesthesia (12 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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