Cephalexin and Tooth infection - from FDA reports


Summary

Tooth infection is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 9,957 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA. Among them, 243 have Tooth infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Tooth infection and more.

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Cephalexin

Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Cephalexin 11,133 users)

Tooth Infection

Tooth infection has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma, osteopenia (latest reports from 16,363 Tooth infection patients).

On Feb, 03, 2017

9,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 243 people (2.44%) have Tooth Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Tooth infection?

Time on Cephalexin when people have Tooth Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 26.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 46.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tooth Infection when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 71.49 %
  • male: 28.51 %

Age of people who have Tooth Infection when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.5 %
  • 20-29: 1.99 %
  • 30-39: 1.0 %
  • 40-49: 25.37 %
  • 50-59: 44.28 %
  • 60+: 26.87 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (60 people, 24.69%)
  • Breast Cancer (52 people, 21.40%)
  • Hypercalcaemia (43 people, 17.70%)
  • Pain (26 people, 10.70%)
  • High Blood Pressure (26 people, 10.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (181 people, 74.49%)
  • Dexamethasone (127 people, 52.26%)
  • Levaquin (124 people, 51.03%)
  • Ambien (114 people, 46.91%)
  • Celebrex (109 people, 44.86%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (200 people, 82.30%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (191 people, 78.60%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (167 people, 68.72%)
  • Bone Disorder (149 people, 61.32%)
  • Anaemia (127 people, 52.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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