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Review: could Cephalexin cause Wound infection?

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.

We study 7,330 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 has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,071 Cephalexin users)

Wound infection

Wound infection has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 3,665 Wound infection patients)

On Feb, 18, 2015: 7,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 46 people (0.63%) have Wound Infection.

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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