Cephalexin and Wound infection - from FDA reports


Summary

Wound infection is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Amoxicillin, and have Metastases to bone. This review analyzes which people have Wound infection 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 May, 05, 2017

10,673 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 55 people (0.52%) have Wound Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cephalexin cause Wound infection?

Time on Cephalexin when people have Wound Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 80 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Wound Infection when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 47.27 %
  • male: 52.73 %

Age of people who have Wound Infection when taking Cephalexin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 8.7 %
  • 20-29: 6.52 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 2.17 %
  • 50-59: 23.91 %
  • 60+: 58.7 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (9 people, 16.36%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (6 people, 10.91%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (5 people, 9.09%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (4 people, 7.27%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (3 people, 5.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (14 people, 25.45%)
  • Lipitor (14 people, 25.45%)
  • Aredia (14 people, 25.45%)
  • Amoxicillin (14 people, 25.45%)
  • Cytoxan (13 people, 23.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (26 people, 47.27%)
  • Anaemia (22 people, 40.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (20 people, 36.36%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (19 people, 34.55%)
  • Depression (18 people, 32.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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