Review: could Cephalexin cause Type 2 diabetes mellitus?
Summary: Type 2 diabetes mellitus could be caused by Cephalexin, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also take Seroquel, and have Depression.
We study 7,219 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 142 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 (latest outcomes from 8,027 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (latest reports from 219,604 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, stress and anxiety, schizophrenia, sleep disorder.
On Apr, 14, 2014: 7,219 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 142 people (1.97%) have Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. They amount to 0.06% of all the 219,511 people who have Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus on eHealthMe.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Type 2 diabetes mellitus * :
Gender of people who have Type 2 diabetes mellitus when taking Cephalexin * :
|Type 2 diabetes mellitus||41.26%||58.74% |
Age of people who have Type 2 diabetes mellitus when taking Cephalexin * :
|Type 2 diabetes mellitus||0.78%||0.00%||3.10%||4.65%||8.53%||23.26%||37.98%||21.71% |
Severity of Type 2 diabetes mellitus when taking Cephalexin ** :
How people recovered from Type 2 diabetes mellitus ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (31 people, 21.83%)
- Sleep disorder (25 people, 17.61%)
- Bipolar disorder (24 people, 16.90%)
- Multiple myeloma (20 people, 14.08%)
- Metastases to bone (19 people, 13.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (63 people, 44.37%)
- Ambien (45 people, 31.69%)
- Lasix (42 people, 29.58%)
- Prilosec (39 people, 27.46%)
- Zometa (36 people, 25.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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semi numbness in the toes.
some weight gain
From this study (3 weeks ago):
I was prescribed Cephalexin , 500 mg, to take for 7 days 3 times per day. On day 5 noticed swelling in the right feet, ankles were swollen a little .
Finished dose in 7 days, 3 days later - big swelling in both feet and in both ankles .More in feet
From this study (3 weeks ago):
I had a sinus cyst removed and put on cephalexin. I started having stomach cramps and pain after a few days. and also bowels did not move. I have been frequently slightly dizzy and for a couple days have had some problems with concentration. I am also a bit shaky in the morning after eating breakfast.
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