Cephalexin and Thrombocytopenia - from FDA reports
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 Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Thrombocytopenia with Cephalexin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,031 people who have side effects when taking Cephalexin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 22, 2017
11,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 331 people (3.0%) have Thrombocytopenia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Cephalexin when people have Thrombocytopenia *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 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 Thrombocytopenia when taking Cephalexin *:
- female: 60.06 %
- male: 39.94 %
Age of people who have Thrombocytopenia when taking Cephalexin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.1 %
- 10-19: 0.74 %
- 20-29: 4.04 %
- 30-39: 4.04 %
- 40-49: 12.13 %
- 50-59: 31.99 %
- 60+: 45.96 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (33 people, 9.97%)
- Metastases To Bone (28 people, 8.46%)
- Breast Cancer Metastatic (20 people, 6.04%)
- Preventive Health Care (13 people, 3.93%)
- Pain (13 people, 3.93%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (144 people, 43.50%)
- Lorazepam (98 people, 29.61%)
- Prednisone (91 people, 27.49%)
- Dexamethasone (90 people, 27.19%)
- Aredia (89 people, 26.89%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (168 people, 50.76%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (135 people, 40.79%)
- Anaemia (128 people, 38.67%)
- Stress And Anxiety (123 people, 37.16%)
- Breathing Difficulty (95 people, 28.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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