Review: could Cephalexin cause Withdrawal syndrome?
Summary: Withdrawal syndrome 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 Keflex, and have Quit smoking.
We study 7,336 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.
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Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,077 Cephalexin users)
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain. (latest reports from 9,229 Withdrawal syndrome patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 7,334 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 16 people (0.22%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Withdrawal syndrome||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Cephalexin * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||61.11%||38.89% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Cephalexin * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.25%||31.25%||0.00%||62.50% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Cephalexin ** :
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy (7 people, 43.75%)
- Pain (6 people, 37.50%)
- Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 25.00%)
- Arthritis (4 people, 25.00%)
- Hypertension (4 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Keflex (7 people, 43.75%)
- Omeprazole (7 people, 43.75%)
- Cymbalta (7 people, 43.75%)
- Baclofen (6 people, 37.50%)
- Topamax (6 people, 37.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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