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 7,334 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 482 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.
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Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,074 Cephalexin users)
Urinary tract infection
Urinary tract infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 73,291 Urinary tract infection patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 7,334 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 482 people (6.57%) have Urinary Tract Infection.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Urinary tract infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Urinary tract infection||72.22%||22.22%||0.00%||5.56%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Cephalexin * :
|Urinary tract infection||73.17%||26.83% |
Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Cephalexin * :
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||0.43%||2.17%||4.56%||8.68%||16.92%||25.16%||42.08% |
Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Cephalexin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer metastatic (37 people, 7.68%)
- Breast cancer (36 people, 7.47%)
- Metastases to bone (36 people, 7.47%)
- Pain (35 people, 7.26%)
- Urinary tract infection (34 people, 7.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (174 people, 36.10%)
- Ambien (163 people, 33.82%)
- Levaquin (127 people, 26.35%)
- Fluconazole (122 people, 25.31%)
- Dexamethasone (118 people, 24.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Cephalexin for a 41-year old woman with UTI. The patient has Photosensitivity Reaction
- A study of drug interactions between Bisoprolol Fumarate, Cephalexin, Gliclazide, Glucophage for a 61-year old man with Cardiac Disorder, Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent. The patient has Eosinophilia
- A study of drug interactions between Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Cephalexin for a 26-year old woman with Panic Disorder, Eczema Nummular.
- A study of drug interactions between Amoxicillin, Cephalexin for a 57-year old woman with Infection. The patient has Abscess
- A study of drug interactions between Tamoxifen Citrate, Taxol for a 58-year old woman with Breast Cancer Recurrent, Cancer - Breast. The patient has Urinary Tract Infection
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