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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 Smoking cessation therapy.

We study 7,318 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

Cephalexin (latest outcomes from 8,057 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.

Trend of cephalexin reports

Withdrawal syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 9,186 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome reports

On Nov, 28, 2014: 7,318 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 16 people (0.22%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Cephalexin reports

Time on Cephalexin when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Withdrawal syndrome100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Cephalexin * :

FemaleMale
Withdrawal syndrome61.11%38.89%

Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Cephalexin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.25%31.25%0.00%62.50%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Cephalexin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (7 people, 43.75%)
  2. Pain (6 people, 37.50%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 25.00%)
  4. Arthritis (4 people, 25.00%)
  5. Hypertension (4 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Keflex (7 people, 43.75%)
  2. Omeprazole (7 people, 43.75%)
  3. Cymbalta (7 people, 43.75%)
  4. Baclofen (6 people, 37.50%)
  5. Topamax (6 people, 37.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can i take nyquil if i'm on cephalexin
    (Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Sore Throat, and takes Cephalexin)
    I"ve had a sore throat for 8 days, I'm taking cephalexin for an ear infection. My question is "can I take Nyquil for my throat when I' on cephalexin?"

  • Mucous in stools rolling std jab
    (Asked by a 22 year old man who has Diarrhoea Infectious, Nausea, Mucous In Stool, and takes Cephalexin)
    Hi there, I was recently diagnosed with Balanitis, a small white ulcer has appeared on my foreskin caused by the trauma of the condition. I went to the ER for the problem, worrying that it maybe and std, the nurse and doctor there told me to keep the ulcer clean and to keep strong soaps away fro ...

  • Can i take pepcid complete with keflex
    (Asked by a 69 year old woman who has Upset Stomach, and takes Keflex)
    Keflex is giving me an upset stomach. Can I take pepcid complete to help or is it contradicted with Keflex?

  • Has anyone else acquired ecthyma as they were getting over henoch schonlein purpura?
    (Asked by a 12 year old girl who has Henoch-schonlein Purpura, Ecthyma, and takes Cephalexin, Bactrim, Gabapentin, Clindamycin Hydrochloride, Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen, Prednisone)
    My 11 year old daughter came down with Henoch Schonlein Purpura in September of 2013, following a sore throat. We thought maybe the throat is what caused the purpura, but she also had a black type of wound on her knee that could have very well been a spider bite, so we are not sure which of the two ...

  • I am trying to decide cold turkey or what type of medication will help with withdrawal from fioricet
    (Asked by a 45 year old woman who has Withdrawal Syndrome, and takes Fioricet)
    I have insomnia, violent culvusions and vomiting. Insomnia has lasted 3 days. Body jerks, anxiety and more. What can I do at home to relieve some of these

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