Cephalexin and Urinary tract infection - from FDA reports


Summary

Urinary tract infection is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone . We study 9,957 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA. Among them, 558 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.

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Cephalexin

Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Cephalexin 11,134 users)

Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 111,296 Urinary tract infection patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

9,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 558 people (5.6%) have Urinary Tract Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Urinary tract infection?

Time on Cephalexin when people have Urinary Tract Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 80.77 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.85 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Tract Infection when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 74.13 %
  • male: 25.87 %

Age of people who have Urinary Tract Infection when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 1.66 %
  • 20-29: 4.99 %
  • 30-39: 7.9 %
  • 40-49: 15.8 %
  • 50-59: 22.04 %
  • 60+: 47.4 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (43 people, 7.71%)
  • Pain (41 people, 7.35%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (41 people, 7.35%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (40 people, 7.17%)
  • Breast Cancer (40 people, 7.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (186 people, 33.33%)
  • Ambien (154 people, 27.60%)
  • Levaquin (132 people, 23.66%)
  • Dexamethasone (114 people, 20.43%)
  • Neurontin (111 people, 19.89%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (270 people, 48.39%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (244 people, 43.73%)
  • Weakness (200 people, 35.84%)
  • Joint Pain (200 people, 35.84%)
  • Anaemia (182 people, 32.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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