Cephalexin and Wound infection - from FDA reports
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 . We study 9,957 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA. Among them, 53 have Wound infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Wound infection and more.
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Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Cephalexin 11,134 users)
Wound infection has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 5,292 Wound infection patients).
On Feb, 26, 2017
9,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 53 people (0.53%) have Wound Infection
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 47.17 %
- male: 52.83 %
Age of people who have Wound Infection when taking Cephalexin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 9.09 %
- 20-29: 6.82 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 2.27 %
- 50-59: 25.0 %
- 60+: 56.82 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Metastases To Bone (9 people, 16.98%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (5 people, 9.43%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (4 people, 7.55%)
- Multiple Myeloma (4 people, 7.55%)
- Menstruation Irregular (3 people, 5.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (14 people, 26.42%)
- Lipitor (14 people, 26.42%)
- Aredia (14 people, 26.42%)
- Amoxicillin (14 people, 26.42%)
- Cytoxan (13 people, 24.53%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (26 people, 49.06%)
- Anaemia (22 people, 41.51%)
- Stress And Anxiety (20 people, 37.74%)
- Breathing Difficulty (19 people, 35.85%)
- Depression (18 people, 33.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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