Review: could Cephalexin cause Urinary Tract Infection?


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 Breast cancer metastatic . We study 7,040 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 458 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 7,897 users)

Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infection has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 62,240 Urinary tract infection patients).

On Jul, 30, 2016

7,040 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 458 people (6.51%) 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: 77.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.55 %
  • 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: 71.74 %
  • male: 28.26 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.24 %
  • 10-19: 1.95 %
  • 20-29: 4.88 %
  • 30-39: 9.02 %
  • 40-49: 16.59 %
  • 50-59: 23.66 %
  • 60+: 43.66 %

Severity if Urinary Tract Infection when taking Cephalexin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Urinary Tract Infection **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (37 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (36 people)
  • Breast Cancer (36 people)
  • Pain (32 people)
  • Hypercalcaemia (32 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (163 people)
  • Ambien (142 people)
  • Levaquin (122 people)
  • Dexamethasone (105 people)
  • Neurontin (101 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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