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Review: could Cephalexin cause Tooth infection (Tooth abscess)?
We study 7,314 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 (latest outcomes from 8,049 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.
Tooth infection (pus formation in tooth) (latest reports from 103,093 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, metastases to bone, high blood pressure.
On Aug, 26, 2014: 7,308 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 228 people (3.12%) have Tooth Infection. They amount to 0.22% of all the 103,044 people who have Tooth Infection on eHealthMe.
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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