Review: could Cephalexin cause Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?


Type 2 diabetes mellitus is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 8,037 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 149 have Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Type 2 diabetes mellitus and more.

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Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Cephalexin 11,123 users)

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Type 2 diabetes mellitus has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 177,334 Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

8,037 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 149 people (1.85%) have Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Type 2 diabetes mellitus?

Gender of people who have Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 41.78 %
  • male: 58.22 %

Age of people who have Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 0.76 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.29 %
  • 20-29: 3.82 %
  • 30-39: 8.4 %
  • 40-49: 25.19 %
  • 50-59: 38.17 %
  • 60+: 21.37 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (29 people, 19.46%)
  • Sleep Disorder (24 people, 16.11%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (24 people, 16.11%)
  • Metastases To Bone (23 people, 15.44%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (20 people, 13.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (64 people, 42.95%)
  • Ambien (48 people, 32.21%)
  • Lasix (47 people, 31.54%)
  • Zometa (43 people, 28.86%)
  • Ibuprofen (43 people, 28.86%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (60 people, 40.27%)
  • Anaemia (51 people, 34.23%)
  • Anxiety (46 people, 30.87%)
  • Arthralgia (38 people, 25.50%)
  • Impaired Healing (36 people, 24.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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