Could Cephalexin cause Sunburn - from FDA reports
Sunburn 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 Esbriet, and have Interstitial lung disease . We study 9,957 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA. Among them, 10 have Sunburn. Find out below who they are, when they have Sunburn and more.
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Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Cephalexin 11,129 users)
Sunburn has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, high blood cholesterol, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (latest reports from 4,025 Sunburn patients).
On Dec, 21, 2016
9,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 10 people (0.1%) have Sunburn
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Cephalexin when people have Sunburn *:
- < 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 Sunburn when taking Cephalexin *:
- female: 80 %
- male: 20 %
Age of people who have Sunburn when taking Cephalexin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 25.0 %
- 30-39: 12.5 %
- 40-49: 12.5 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 50.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Interstitial Lung Disease (2 people, 20.00%)
- Staphylococcal Infection (1 person, 10.00%)
- Malignant Melanoma (1 person, 10.00%)
- Cellulitis (1 person, 10.00%)
- Abdominal Discomfort (1 person, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Qvar (2 people, 20.00%)
- Lexapro (2 people, 20.00%)
- Esbriet (2 people, 20.00%)
- Pristiq (1 person, 10.00%)
- Gabapentin (1 person, 10.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (5 people, 50.00%)
- Skin Exfoliation (3 people, 30.00%)
- Neuropathy Peripheral (2 people, 20.00%)
- Itching (2 people, 20.00%)
- Hypoaesthesia (2 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I went to the beach and got severely sunburnt all over especially my face and I have a non-stop runny nose and I don't know if the two are connected, please help. I'm 11 and average weight, and good health
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