Review: could Cephalexin cause Tooth infection (Tooth abscess)?
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 7,330 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 228 have Tooth infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Tooth infection and more.
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Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,069 Cephalexin users)
Tooth infection (pus formation in tooth) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, metastases to bone, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 10,790 Tooth infection patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 7,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 228 people (3.11%) have Tooth Infection.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Tooth infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Tooth infection||33.33%||40.00%||0.00%||0.00%||26.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Tooth infection when taking Cephalexin * :
|Tooth infection||75.00%||25.00% |
Age of people who have Tooth infection when taking Cephalexin * :
|Tooth infection||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.97%||0.00%||24.63%||46.80%||26.60% |
Severity of Tooth infection when taking Cephalexin ** :
How people recovered from Tooth infection ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (58 people, 25.44%)
- Breast cancer (49 people, 21.49%)
- Hypercalcaemia (42 people, 18.42%)
- Pain (30 people, 13.16%)
- Hypertension (25 people, 10.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (167 people, 73.25%)
- Dexamethasone (122 people, 53.51%)
- Levaquin (115 people, 50.44%)
- Ambien (114 people, 50.00%)
- Celebrex (102 people, 44.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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