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Review: could Cephalexin cause Sore throat?

Summary: Sore throat could be caused by Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take Prevacid.

We study 7,219 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 (latest outcomes from 8,027 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.

Sore throat

Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) (latest reports from 6,519 patients) has been reported by people with gastroesophageal reflux disease, asthma, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 7,219 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 3 people (0.04%) have Sore Throat. They amount to 0.05% of all the 6,415 people who have Sore Throat on eHealthMe.

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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