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Review: could Cephalexin cause Wound infection?

We study 7,305 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 46 have Wound infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Wound infection and more.

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Cephalexin

Cephalexin (latest outcomes from 8,042 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.

Wound infection

Wound infection (latest reports from 21,715 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 7,305 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 46 people (0.63%) have Wound Infection. They amount to 0.21% of all the 21,696 people who have Wound Infection on eHealthMe.

Trend of Wound infection in Cephalexin reports

Time on Cephalexin when people have Wound infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Wound infection100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Wound infection46.94%53.06%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Wound infection0.00%0.00%9.52%14.29%2.38%0.00%21.43%52.38%

Severity of Wound infection when taking Cephalexin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Wound infection ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (8 people, 17.39%)
  2. Pain (6 people, 13.04%)
  3. Menstruation irregular (6 people, 13.04%)
  4. Vulvovaginal pruritus (6 people, 13.04%)
  5. Staphylococcal pharyngitis (6 people, 13.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amoxicillin (16 people, 34.78%)
  2. Aspirin (15 people, 32.61%)
  3. Lipitor (15 people, 32.61%)
  4. Digoxin (12 people, 26.09%)
  5. Zometa (12 people, 26.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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