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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 7,324 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

Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,063 Cephalexin users)

Tooth infection

Tooth infection (pus formation in tooth) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, metastases to bone, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 10,786 Tooth infection patients)

On Dec, 30, 2014: 7,322 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 228 people (3.11%) have Tooth Infection.

Trend of Tooth infection in Cephalexin reports

Time on Cephalexin when people have Tooth infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tooth infection33.33%40.00%0.00%0.00%26.67%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Tooth infection75.00%25.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tooth infection0.00%0.00%0.00%1.97%0.00%24.63%46.80%26.60%

Severity of Tooth infection when taking Cephalexin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Tooth infection ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (58 people, 25.44%)
  2. Breast cancer (49 people, 21.49%)
  3. Hypercalcaemia (42 people, 18.42%)
  4. Pain (30 people, 13.16%)
  5. Hypertension (25 people, 10.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (167 people, 73.25%)
  2. Dexamethasone (122 people, 53.51%)
  3. Levaquin (115 people, 50.44%)
  4. Ambien (114 people, 50.00%)
  5. Celebrex (102 people, 44.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I was on cephalexin for 1 month and now after stopping i realize my loss of appetite is due to the drug. can i expect my appetite to resume and is there anything i can do to bring it back and gain
    Im 85 and losing weight due to loss of appetite directly related to a one month course of cephalexin. Is there anything i can do to regain my appetite or can i expect it to return gradually??
  • Can you take cephalexin and tamiflu together?
    She steered with aches, pain, fever, congestion in lungs. Started on Donalson. The mucous was clear at the time. After three days aches persisted and very low to no fever. Took to clinic. Dr said she has,flu and started her on Tamiflu. We took her off cephalexin. Coughing persists after 6 days and mucous now yellow green.
    Should we start her back on cephalexin?
  • Can i take nyquil if i'm on cephalexin
    I"ve had a sore throat for 8 days, I'm taking cephalexin for an ear infection. My question is "can I take Nyquil for my throat when I' on cephalexin?"
  • Mucous in stools rolling std jab
    Hi there, I was recently diagnosed with Balanitis, a small white ulcer has appeared on my foreskin caused by the trauma of the condition.

    I went to the ER for the problem, worrying that it maybe and std, the nurse and doctor there told me to keep the ulcer clean and to keep strong soaps away from it, but to be safe they gave me the std shot along with 4 tablets to take. The next morning and ever since, I have been experiencing bad nausea and what started with comstipation, has now turned into dhiarea, when I pass a stool which has some sort of solidity to it, it is coated in mucous. Alongside this. Every time I have food sitting in my stomach, I feel very sick to the stomach.


    Just wondering if this is a side effect of the drug, or if I have some kind of candida which is reacting with the drugs?? I had the jab on Wednesday and felt Ill first thing in the morning the next day. This is the third day of the illness, but seems less extreme throughout the day.

    Sorry for the graphic nature of this post, just wondering if anyone had any answers before I spent another small fortune at the doctors!
  • Can i take pepcid complete with keflex
    Keflex is giving me an upset stomach. Can I take pepcid complete to help or is it contradicted with Keflex?

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • • Loose motions started on 11.9.1990. They were at first bulky 3 or 4 times a day. Iron tablets and other vitamins were discontinued
    • Stay at the hospital was very traumatic. Diarrhea continued to get worse every day. Could eat only very soft rice and boiled vegetables I could not breathe. Could get a little relief only if my back was rubbed. Attendants soon tired of doing this all the time. I was told not to ask questions but continue with whatever medicines were given. I could not sleep. Burning sensation in stomach right up to the mouth. Burning sensation after passing stool. SLEEP was badly affected. I was told that I was depressed and that this was “normal” after a miscarriage of this sort.
    Diarrhea continued for 6 months. Got better only after Valethamate bromide was given

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I stopped drugs and my severe pain in tooth started to heal gradually though not completly.i was taking it from past 15 days and my tooth pain was so severe that I was suggested to have 4 root canals.i didn't find it wise idea and stopped these vitamin tablets.still I am not completly cured.seeking some homeopathy advice as I am pregnant and can't bare more pain.

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