Cephalexin and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Cephalexin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,673 people who have side effects when taking Cephalexin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 18, 2017

10,673 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 281 people (2.63%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Weight gain?

Time on Cephalexin when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 65.17 %
  • male: 34.83 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.93 %
  • 10-19: 4.19 %
  • 20-29: 4.65 %
  • 30-39: 11.16 %
  • 40-49: 33.49 %
  • 50-59: 17.21 %
  • 60+: 28.37 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (45 people, 16.01%)
  • Pain (35 people, 12.46%)
  • Sleep Disorder (21 people, 7.47%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (20 people, 7.12%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (16 people, 5.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (83 people, 29.54%)
  • Prilosec (80 people, 28.47%)
  • Ibuprofen (61 people, 21.71%)
  • Albuterol (55 people, 19.57%)
  • Prednisone (54 people, 19.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (126 people, 44.84%)
  • Pain (117 people, 41.64%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (111 people, 39.50%)
  • Depression (90 people, 32.03%)
  • Joint Pain (89 people, 31.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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