Review: could Cephalexin cause Thrombocytopenia?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 6,888 people who take Cephalexin. Among them, 181 have Thrombocytopenia. See who they are, when they have Thrombocytopenia and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Cephalexin (latest outcomes from 8,014 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection, urinary tract infection. Commonly reported side effects of Cephalexin include acupuncture and pain, pain relief by acupuncture, pain exacerbated, pain, stress and anxiety.
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood) (latest reports from 321,859 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, pain.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 6,888 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 181 people (2.63%) 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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