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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 7,322 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 Cephalexin 8,061 users)

Sore throat

Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) has been reported by people with depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Sore throat 3,030 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 7,318 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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  • Can i take nyquil if i'm on cephalexin
    (Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Sore Throat, and takes 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
    (Asked by a 22 year old man who has Diarrhoea Infectious, Nausea, Mucous In Stool, and takes Cephalexin)
    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
    (Asked by a 69 year old woman who has Upset Stomach, and takes Keflex)
    Keflex is giving me an upset stomach. Can I take pepcid complete to help or is it contradicted with Keflex?
  • Has anyone else acquired ecthyma as they were getting over henoch schonlein purpura?
    (Asked by a 12 year old girl who has Henoch-schonlein Purpura, Ecthyma, and takes Cephalexin, Bactrim, Gabapentin, Clindamycin Hydrochloride, Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen, Prednisone)
    My 11 year old daughter came down with Henoch Schonlein Purpura in September of 2013, following a sore throat. We thought maybe the throat is what caused the purpura, but she also had a black type of wound on her knee that could have very well been a spider bite, so we are not sure which of the two caused it. After months of battling and then horrid ulcers forming everywhere on her legs she was diagnosed with Henoch Schonlein Purpura with bullous hemorrhagic sores. I thought that it fit, but none of the pictures quite fit. So after going home and dealing with this and researching it for some time, we totally came to our own conclusion she did have HSP with Hemorrhagic Bullae, she had ecthyma, the pics and symptoms and way it healed all matched perfectly. Now most of them healed on their own leaving terrible, some crater type scarred areas and very dark in color. Pretty much deep brown/purple coloring in each healed ulcer. She also had necrotic tissue and eschars when the infection was at it's worst. So now the HSP has been long gone and it's now February of 2014 and she has one persistent ulcer that I am happy to report is finally making some progress, it was her largest one and it would shrink down to only needing a tiny band aid then get all the way back to half dollar size again. It is a vicious infection. At the children's hospital where she was admitted two different times for long periods of time, the learning docs were fascinated by her condition and not only the new docs but some really experienced veterans. When rounds took place, my daughter had an audience of 20-30 docs just in her room, so I know it's rare, for both to happen together. Anyhow, I just want to hear of anyone else who has even a nearly similar story! Is there anyone out there? As for the drug list, she is on nothing now. She was on all these interchanging while her infection was full blown. The ecthyma caused her so much pain, way more than the pain she felt from the HSP.She also never took the prednisone, it was given to have as a precaution if she had severe vomiting from the HSP. She never did. She did have blood in her stool. She just seems to have been sick so much since all this started, one cold after the other, she will complain her "pee" hurts one day and the next it will be okay. I just don't know which end is up for the kid and always worry about her kidneys because of the HSP. I am rambling now, any similarities? Someone please?
  • I've had a pancreatic attack and wonder if this can cause one
    (Asked by a 49 year old woman who has Sore Throat, Elevated WBC)
    I was on a z pack for a sinus infection it didn't clear up so Then on amoxocillin . Went on a climara patch and 4 days later had a pancreatic attack . Wondering if any of these medications could of caused the attack .

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    It all started with a head cold that lasted a few months and left me with Tinnitus and chronic sinusitis.

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  • Achilles tendon tear
    (Posted by a 62 year old man who has Left Achilles Ligiment Tear; Also Diarrhea , and takes Keflex)
    At the end of my 10 day treatment time on Cephalexin 500 mg, I experience diarrhea, so I took acidophilus three times a day, and it went away. I also woke up with a Achilles ligament tear, with a bulge in the tendon, not a rupture. No changes in my daily routine, in regards to exercise, just swimming and walking.
  • Mucinex dm caused balance problems
    (Posted by a 56 year old woman who has Sore Throat, Cough, and takes Mucinex Dm)
    I bought Mucinex Dm to treat mild symptoms of sore throat and cough. I was following the instructions precisely of the time and the dosages needed. After two days in taking the medication I started to experience balance problems. Suddenly I would feel unsteady and dizzy, and had the feeling that I was falling down. Change in position of the head would trigger the symptoms even when I was in bed. Because my balance problems occurred after I started taking Mucinex I decided to stop the medication. It has been one week since I discontinued the medication and I feel slow improvement. If the symptoms do not stop completely I will make an appointment with a doctor. This was my first time to use Mucinex, but will never ever use this medication.
  • Tonsillitis for 1 week
    (Posted by a 24 year old woman who has Glands - Swollen, Sore Throat, Ringing In The Ears, and takes Cefuroxime Axetil, Omeprazole)
    i suffered tonsillitisfor a week. and i lose my weight coz i kept on vomiting. we rushed into my doctor's clinic. he advised me to stay in the hospital for 3 days cause my tonsillitis was really severe. he prescribed me cefuroxime axetil via IV for further absorption and omeprazole via IV for my stomach to stop vomiting. after 3 days i discharged from the hospital and took the discharge notes from my doctor. i kept on taking antibiotic for 7 days and then i get well.

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