Cephalexin and Stomach pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Stomach pain is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone . We study 9,957 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA. Among them, 552 have Stomach pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach pain and more.

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Cephalexin

Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Cephalexin 11,134 users)

Stomach Pain

Stomach pain has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 125,964 Stomach pain patients).

On Feb, 21, 2017

9,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 552 people (5.54%) have Stomach Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Stomach pain?

Time on Cephalexin when people have Stomach Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 63.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stomach Pain when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 70.96 %
  • male: 29.04 %

Age of people who have Stomach Pain when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 0.86 %
  • 2-9: 2.14 %
  • 10-19: 5.35 %
  • 20-29: 6.85 %
  • 30-39: 13.92 %
  • 40-49: 15.63 %
  • 50-59: 16.92 %
  • 60+: 38.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (46 people, 8.33%)
  • Pain (43 people, 7.79%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (42 people, 7.61%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (42 people, 7.61%)
  • Birth Control (37 people, 6.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (154 people, 27.90%)
  • Levaquin (150 people, 27.17%)
  • Metronidazole (136 people, 24.64%)
  • Coumadin (117 people, 21.20%)
  • Prilosec (113 people, 20.47%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (293 people, 53.08%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (225 people, 40.76%)
  • Nausea (189 people, 34.24%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (168 people, 30.43%)
  • Depression (155 people, 28.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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