Review: could Cephalexin cause Sunburn?


Summary

Sunburn is reported only by a few people who take Cephalexin. We study 7,040 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Sunburn. Find out below who they are, when they have Sunburn and more.

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Cephalexin

Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Cephalexin 7,897 users)

Sunburn

Sunburn has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, burn infection, burns second degree, dermatitis allergic (latest reports from 1,471 Sunburn patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

7,040 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 5 people (0.07%) have Sunburn


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Sunburn?

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: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Sunburn when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 20 %
  • 30-39: 20 %
  • 40-49: 20 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 40 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Staphylococcal Infection (1 person)
  • Pharyngitis Streptococcal (1 person)
  • Cellulitis (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Pristiq (1 person)
  • Oxycodone Hcl And Acetaminophen (1 person)
  • Lexapro (1 person)
  • Clindamycin (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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