Cephalexin and Spleen enlargement - from FDA reports


Summary

Spleen enlargement is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer metastatic . We study 9,957 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA. Among them, 59 have Spleen enlargement. Find out below who they are, when they have Spleen enlargement and more.

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Cephalexin

Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Cephalexin 11,133 users)

Spleen Enlargement

Spleen enlargement has been reported by people with primary myelofibrosis, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic myeloid leukaemia, hiv infection, high blood pressure (latest reports from 8,368 Spleen enlargement patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

9,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 59 people (0.59%) have Spleen Enlargement


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Spleen enlargement?

Time on Cephalexin when people have Spleen Enlargement *:

  • < 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 Spleen Enlargement when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 64.41 %
  • male: 35.59 %

Age of people who have Spleen Enlargement when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.08 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 22.92 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 16.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hepatitis C (9 people, 15.25%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (9 people, 15.25%)
  • Resorption Bone Increased (8 people, 13.56%)
  • Breast Cancer (7 people, 11.86%)
  • Anaemia (7 people, 11.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (26 people, 44.07%)
  • Lorazepam (22 people, 37.29%)
  • Furosemide (21 people, 35.59%)
  • Prednisone (20 people, 33.90%)
  • Amoxicillin (20 people, 33.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (40 people, 67.80%)
  • Joint Pain (27 people, 45.76%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (26 people, 44.07%)
  • Lymph Follicular Hypertrophy (26 people, 44.07%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (25 people, 42.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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