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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 Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 7,324 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 532 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 8,063 Cephalexin users)

Stomach pain

Stomach pain has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 78,000 Stomach pain patients)

On Jan, 9, 2015: 7,322 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 477 people (6.51%) have Stomach Pain.

Trend of Stomach pain in Cephalexin reports

Time on Cephalexin when people have Stomach pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stomach pain69.23%30.77%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Stomach pain72.41%27.59%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stomach pain0.94%1.88%5.18%8.24%15.29%15.06%15.53%37.88%

Severity of Stomach pain when taking Cephalexin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Stomach pain0.00%80.00%20.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Stomach pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Stomach pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (44 people, 9.22%)
  2. Metastases to bone (41 people, 8.60%)
  3. Urinary tract infection (40 people, 8.39%)
  4. Pulmonary embolism (33 people, 6.92%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (31 people, 6.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (131 people, 27.46%)
  2. Levaquin (131 people, 27.46%)
  3. Metronidazole (128 people, 26.83%)
  4. Coumadin (112 people, 23.48%)
  5. Ciprofloxacin (110 people, 23.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Emm on Apr, 9, 2013:

    It is highly unlikely that Lisinopril caused your cancer. You say you also take Atenolol. Both of these medications affect potassium levels in the blood. Altered potassium can cause muscle pain and cramping. The cancer also causes pain. If you are in remission make an appt ASAP. I pray for your recovery. Drink plenty of fluids, eat a mostly raw diet, and do all you can to stay well. Good luck.

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    amanda biggs on Aug, 31, 2012:

    i have breast cancer and i was not feel well so went to doctor and they put me no penicillin vk are they shue it all right to take them

    Reply

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