Could Cephalexin cause Tendonitis - from FDA reports


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 9,957 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA. Among them, 78 have Tendonitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Tendonitis and more.

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Cephalexin

Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Cephalexin 11,127 users)

Tendonitis

Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, sinusitis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 12,947 Tendonitis patients).

On Dec, 04, 2016

9,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 78 people (0.78%) have Tendonitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Tendonitis?

Time on Cephalexin when people have Tendonitis *:

  • < 1 month: 83.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 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 Tendonitis when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 80.52 %
  • male: 19.48 %

Age of people who have Tendonitis when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.12 %
  • 20-29: 1.56 %
  • 30-39: 6.25 %
  • 40-49: 31.25 %
  • 50-59: 20.31 %
  • 60+: 37.5 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lexapro (36 people, 46.15%)
  • Ambien (35 people, 44.87%)
  • Zometa (33 people, 42.31%)
  • Lorazepam (32 people, 41.03%)
  • Cymbalta (29 people, 37.18%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Cephalexin, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (22 people, 28.21%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (17 people, 21.79%)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (15 people, 19.23%)
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (10 people, 12.82%)
  • Muscle Spasms (10 people, 12.82%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Joint Pain (52 people, 66.67%)
  • Pain (51 people, 65.38%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (42 people, 53.85%)
  • Fatigue (42 people, 53.85%)
  • Sinusitis (33 people, 42.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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