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Review: could Cephalexin cause Thrombocytopenia?
We study 7,314 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 181 have Thrombocytopenia. Find out below who they are, when they have Thrombocytopenia and more.
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Cephalexin (latest outcomes from 8,052 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood) (latest reports from 332,968 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, pain.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 7,314 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 181 people (2.47%) have Thrombocytopenia.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Thrombocytopenia * :
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Gender of people who have Thrombocytopenia when taking Cephalexin * :
Age of people who have Thrombocytopenia when taking Cephalexin * :
Severity of Thrombocytopenia when taking Cephalexin ** :
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How people recovered from Thrombocytopenia ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer metastatic (17 people, 9.39%)
- Breast cancer (10 people, 5.52%)
- Prophylaxis (9 people, 4.97%)
- Metastases to bone (8 people, 4.42%)
- Respiratory tract infection (7 people, 3.87%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (101 people, 55.80%)
- Lorazepam (78 people, 43.09%)
- Ambien (75 people, 41.44%)
- Lasix (65 people, 35.91%)
- Nexium (64 people, 35.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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