Review: could Keflex cause Chest Pain?


Summary

Chest pain is found among people who take Keflex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain . We study 6,051 people who have side effects while taking Keflex from FDA and social media. Among them, 566 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Keflex

Keflex has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Keflex 6,511 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, pain, weakness, high blood pressure (latest reports from 154,013 Chest pain patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

6,051 people reported to have side effects when taking Keflex.
Among them, 566 people (9.35%) have Chest Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keflex cause Chest pain?

Time on Keflex when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 90.91 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
  • 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 Chest Pain when taking Keflex *:

  • female: 62.82 %
  • male: 37.18 %

Age of people who have Chest Pain when taking Keflex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.61 %
  • 20-29: 8.48 %
  • 30-39: 12.39 %
  • 40-49: 20.65 %
  • 50-59: 24.57 %
  • 60+: 31.3 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (56 people)
  • Breast Cancer (42 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (36 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (29 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (23 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (147 people)
  • Ativan (135 people)
  • Ambien (127 people)
  • Lasix (122 people)
  • Aspirin (114 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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