Review: could Cephalexin cause Tendonitis?
Summary: Tendonitis 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 Lexapro, and have Pain.
We study 7,322 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 67 have Tendonitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Tendonitis and more.
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Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Cephalexin 8,061 users)
Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, sinusitis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteopenia.(latest reports from Tendonitis 9,383 patients)
On Nov, 29, 2014: 7,318 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 67 people (0.92%) have Tendonitis.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Tendonitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Tendonitis when taking Cephalexin * :
Age of people who have Tendonitis when taking Cephalexin * :
Severity of Tendonitis when taking Cephalexin ** :
How people recovered from Tendonitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (22 people, 32.84%)
- Multiple myeloma (17 people, 25.37%)
- Restless legs syndrome (15 people, 22.39%)
- Upper respiratory tract infection (10 people, 14.93%)
- Muscle spasms (10 people, 14.93%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lexapro (33 people, 49.25%)
- Ambien (32 people, 47.76%)
- Lorazepam (29 people, 43.28%)
- Zometa (29 people, 43.28%)
- Cymbalta (28 people, 41.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Mr. Matheson (3 years ago):
Hello, i'm a 55 year old male,physically active, 12 months ago i was put on cephalexin for a minor cut which had developed a staph infection, i took the antibiotic for about one week,...the infection cleared up everything was fine.About one month ago i started to develop pain in my lower right leg, according to doctors i was told that it is anterior tibular tendonitis,..now ive started noticing joint stiffness and aching in my right elbow...im wondering if this could be a delayed result of the cephalexin that i had taken a year ago?...in the past i have expereinced pulled strained muscles etc,.. and it would usually clear up in a week or two,.. but this current case of tendonitis seems to be taking much longer,.. i wondered if anyone has had this experience and if so how did they deal with it..any help would greatly be appreciated... thank you...Mr. Matheson
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