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Review: could Cephalexin cause Spleen enlargement (Splenomegaly)?

Summary: Spleen enlargement is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take medication Zometa, and have Hepatitis c.

We study 7,334 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 52 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 8,074 Cephalexin users)

Spleen enlargement

Spleen enlargement (enlargement of spleen) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, hiv infection, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 6,147 Spleen enlargement patients)

On Mar, 21, 2015: 7,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 52 people (0.71%) have Spleen Enlargement.

Trend of Spleen enlargement in Cephalexin reports

Time on Cephalexin when people have Spleen enlargement * :

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Gender of people who have Spleen enlargement when taking Cephalexin * :

FemaleMale
Spleen enlargement69.23%30.77%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Spleen enlargement0.00%2.27%0.00%0.00%25.00%36.36%27.27%9.09%

Severity of Spleen enlargement when taking Cephalexin ** :

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How people recovered from Spleen enlargement ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hepatitis c (9 people, 17.31%)
  2. Resorption bone increased (8 people, 15.38%)
  3. Breast cancer metastatic (7 people, 13.46%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (7 people, 13.46%)
  5. Breast cancer (6 people, 11.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (22 people, 42.31%)
  2. Furosemide (20 people, 38.46%)
  3. Lorazepam (19 people, 36.54%)
  4. Acetaminophen (18 people, 34.62%)
  5. Amoxicillin (18 people, 34.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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