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Review: could Cephalexin cause Sore throat?

Summary: Sore throat is reported only by a few people who take Cephalexin.

We study 7,324 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Sore throat. Find out below who they are, when they have Sore throat and more.

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Cephalexin

Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,063 Cephalexin users)

Sore throat

Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, generalized anxiety disorder, hypothyroidism. (latest reports from 3,413 Sore throat patients)

On Dec, 30, 2014: 7,322 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 3 people (0.04%) have Sore Throat.

Trend of Sore throat in Cephalexin reports

Time on Cephalexin when people have Sore throat * :

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Gender of people who have Sore throat when taking Cephalexin * :

FemaleMale
Sore throat66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Sore throat when taking Cephalexin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sore throat0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of Sore throat when taking Cephalexin ** :

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How people recovered from Sore throat ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

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Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prevacid (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. M.v.i. (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Vancenase (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Zaroxolyn (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Ultram (1 people, 33.33%)

* 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • started tamiflu yesterday...After seeing doctor for typical flu symptoms but negative flu rapid test. Had 102.5 temp, chills, hacking cough. Fever broke after two doses. I have felt fine all day...now have severe sore throat (broken glass feeling with swallowing, and very swollen lymph-nodes in my neck. The only medications I take are estrodiol 1 mg, requip 4 mg and imitrex for migraines as needed. I actually feel great from the shoulders down and the jaw line up...but my throat is miserable. Has anyone else had this happen after taking Tamiflu?

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Have since experienced an outbreak of 5 med-large cysts on stomach and legs

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • • Loose motions started on 11.9.1990. They were at first bulky 3 or 4 times a day. Iron tablets and other vitamins were discontinued
    • Stay at the hospital was very traumatic. Diarrhea continued to get worse every day. Could eat only very soft rice and boiled vegetables I could not breathe. Could get a little relief only if my back was rubbed. Attendants soon tired of doing this all the time. I was told not to ask questions but continue with whatever medicines were given. I could not sleep. Burning sensation in stomach right up to the mouth. Burning sensation after passing stool. SLEEP was badly affected. I was told that I was depressed and that this was “normal” after a miscarriage of this sort.
    Diarrhea continued for 6 months. Got better only after Valethamate bromide was given

    Reply

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