Keflex and Chest pain - from FDA reports


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 7,750 people who have side effects while taking Keflex from FDA. Among them, 653 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 8,530 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis (latest reports from 195,952 Chest pain patients).

On Jan, 26, 2017

7,750 people reported to have side effects when taking Keflex.
Among them, 653 people (8.43%) have Chest Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keflex cause Chest pain?

Time on Keflex when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 91.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
  • 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: 64.6 %
  • male: 35.4 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.19 %
  • 10-19: 2.81 %
  • 20-29: 8.07 %
  • 30-39: 11.63 %
  • 40-49: 20.08 %
  • 50-59: 23.64 %
  • 60+: 33.58 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (72 people, 11.03%)
  • Breast Cancer (48 people, 7.35%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (39 people, 5.97%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (38 people, 5.82%)
  • Metastases To Bone (31 people, 4.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (173 people, 26.49%)
  • Ativan (150 people, 22.97%)
  • Ambien (143 people, 21.90%)
  • Lasix (142 people, 21.75%)
  • Prilosec (125 people, 19.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (279 people, 42.73%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (275 people, 42.11%)
  • Pain (274 people, 41.96%)
  • Nausea (237 people, 36.29%)
  • Fatigue (222 people, 34.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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