Review: could Cephalexin cause Stomach pain (Abdominal pain)?
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 Levaquin, and have Pain.
We study 7,336 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 478 have Stomach pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach pain and more.
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Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,074 Cephalexin users)
Stomach pain has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 78,069 Stomach pain patients)
On Apr, 15, 2015: 7,334 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 478 people (6.52%) have Stomach Pain.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Stomach pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stomach pain||70.37%||29.63%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Stomach pain when taking Cephalexin * :
|Stomach pain||72.26%||27.74% |
Age of people who have Stomach pain when taking Cephalexin * :
|Stomach pain||0.94%||1.88%||5.40%||8.22%||15.26%||15.02%||15.49%||37.79% |
Severity of Stomach pain when taking Cephalexin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Stomach pain||0.00%||83.33%||16.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Stomach pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Stomach pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (44 people, 9.21%)
- Metastases to bone (41 people, 8.58%)
- Urinary tract infection (40 people, 8.37%)
- Pulmonary embolism (33 people, 6.90%)
- Contraception (31 people, 6.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levaquin (131 people, 27.41%)
- Zometa (131 people, 27.41%)
- Metronidazole (128 people, 26.78%)
- Coumadin (112 people, 23.43%)
- Ciprofloxacin (110 people, 23.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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