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 Aspirin, and have Pain.
We study 5,489 people who have side effects while taking Keflex from FDA and social media. Among them, 562 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.
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Keflex has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 5,991 Keflex users)
Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 136,788 Chest pain patients)
On Dec, 31, 2014: 5,489 people reported to have side effects when taking Keflex. Among them, 563 people (10.26%) have Chest Pain.
Time on Keflex when people have Chest pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chest pain||90.48%||9.52%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Chest pain when taking Keflex * :
|Chest pain||59.48%||40.52% |
Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Keflex * :
|Chest pain||0.00%||0.00%||2.09%||7.41%||12.36%||21.67%||22.43%||34.03% |
Severity of Chest pain when taking Keflex ** :
How people recovered from Chest pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (64 people, 11.37%)
- Breast cancer (39 people, 6.93%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (33 people, 5.86%)
- Multiple myeloma (29 people, 5.15%)
- Metastases to bone (26 people, 4.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (180 people, 31.97%)
- Zometa (146 people, 25.93%)
- Prilosec (141 people, 25.04%)
- Ambien (140 people, 24.87%)
- Ativan (139 people, 24.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- I was on cephalexin for 1 month and now after stopping i realize my loss of appetite is due to the drug. can i expect my appetite to resume and is there anything i can do to bring it back and gain
Im 85 and losing weight due to loss of appetite directly related to a one month course of cephalexin. Is there anything i can do to regain my appetite or can i expect it to return gradually??
- Can you take cephalexin and tamiflu together?
She steered with aches, pain, fever, congestion in lungs. Started on Donalson. The mucous was clear at the time. After three days aches persisted and very low to no fever. Took to clinic. Dr said she has,flu and started her on Tamiflu. We took her off cephalexin. Coughing persists after 6 days and mucous now yellow green.
Should we start her back on cephalexin?
- Can the use of triamcinolone ointment on the eyelids, nose, and side of mouth cause headache, uneven heartbeat and aura
Started noticing slight chest pain, small tension like headaches and auras after a year and half, did not apply everyday, maybe on average once ever week or two for a year and a half
- Can my symptoms actually pinpoint a cause/condition? (1 answer)
I would just like insight on this. I'm on pain management right now, but it's just to manage the pain. Every thing else has really been not taken serious by any physican it office I've been to. Is this normal stuff many woman go through? I'm just sick of feeling like this between the constant pain & the daily having to pluck hairs it's insane. I'm in fantastic shape(used to be double my weight & now I'm 100lbs), the best looking I've ever been with a incredibly good looking husband & a wonderful family. My issues seem to detour a lot of things & while I'm young I'd like to get this solved or some type of solution to even maintain myself, not looking for a miracle, but would really appreciate answers.
- Can i take nyquil if i'm on cephalexin
I"ve had a sore throat for 8 days, I'm taking cephalexin for an ear infection. My question is "can I take Nyquil for my throat when I' on cephalexin?"
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Emm on Apr, 9, 2013:
It is highly unlikely that Lisinopril caused your cancer. You say you also take Atenolol. Both of these medications affect potassium levels in the blood. Altered potassium can cause muscle pain and cramping. The cancer also causes pain. If you are in remission make an appt ASAP. I pray for your recovery. Drink plenty of fluids, eat a mostly raw diet, and do all you can to stay well. Good luck.
amanda biggs on Aug, 31, 2012:
i have breast cancer and i was not feel well so went to doctor and they put me no penicillin vk are they shue it all right to take them
emelita on Mar, 24, 2011:
Yesterday I ask my pharmacy to print me a copy of all the medicine i have taken and he is kind enough to print me from 2005 to present 2011. I have seen that I have been on lisinopryl since or maybe as early as 2005 to 2009. On 2008 I have been diagnose with Uterus cancer so i have an extensive Hysterectomy. By the way all symptoms that I have at the time I am taking lisinopryl is the pain on my hips which I cannot walk much and sit much and stand much. I have always infections which wont go away. after the hysterectomy, the hips pains go away and the infections go away too. After that I change Doctor and he gave me a different HB pills. Now one week ago I started feeling the pain again after the Doctor change my medication So I started digging on what mediation I am taking that resulted of me having a cancer on the uterus and this lisinopryl is the culprit. lisinopryl. at that time I am also taking Atenolol 100 mg.
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