Review: could Cephalexin cause Thrombocytopenia?
Summary: Thrombocytopenia 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 Zometa, and have Breast cancer metastatic.
We study 7,336 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 has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,077 Cephalexin users)
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, pain. (latest reports from 57,598 Thrombocytopenia patients)
On Apr, 7, 2015: 7,334 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 181 people (2.47%) have Thrombocytopenia.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Thrombocytopenia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Thrombocytopenia when taking Cephalexin * :
Age of people who have Thrombocytopenia when taking Cephalexin * :
Severity of Thrombocytopenia when taking Cephalexin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Thrombocytopenia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Penicillin-vk, Phentermine, Mirena for a 36-year old woman with Antibiotic Level, Weight Loss, Birth Control. The patient has Muscle Weakness, Low Platelet Count, Sinus Infection, Aches - Leg, Fatigue
- A study of drug interactions between Cephalexin, Bupropion Hydrochloride for a 12-year old boy with Nail Infection, Depression. The patient has Stomach Pain, Dizziness
- A study of side effects of Sulfasalazine for a 62-year old woman with Prostatitis - Chronic. The patient has Thrombocytopenia
- A study of side effects of Cephalexin for a 41-year old woman with UTI. The patient has Photosensitivity Reaction
- A study of drug interactions between Bisoprolol Fumarate, Cephalexin, Gliclazide, Glucophage for a 61-year old man with Cardiac Disorder, Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent. The patient has Eosinophilia
Recent Cephalexin related drug comparison:
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