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Review: could Keflex cause Dizziness?

Summary: Dizziness 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, 451 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.

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Keflex

Keflex has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 5,991 Keflex users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 162,098 Dizziness patients)

On Jan, 13, 2015: 5,489 people reported to have side effects when taking Keflex. Among them, 449 people (8.18%) have Dizziness.

Trend of Dizziness in Keflex reports

Time on Keflex when people have Dizziness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dizziness97.56%2.44%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Keflex * :

FemaleMale
Dizziness53.57%46.43%

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Keflex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dizziness0.00%0.00%0.44%4.89%10.00%13.33%22.44%48.89%

Severity of Dizziness when taking Keflex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dizziness33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Dizziness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dizziness100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (71 people, 15.81%)
  2. Back pain (22 people, 4.90%)
  3. Metastases to bone (21 people, 4.68%)
  4. Osteoporosis (21 people, 4.68%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (21 people, 4.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (132 people, 29.40%)
  2. Zometa (128 people, 28.51%)
  3. Lasix (118 people, 26.28%)
  4. Coumadin (117 people, 26.06%)
  5. Neurontin (114 people, 25.39%)

* 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?
  • I have a little lightheadiness after 4 months of sertraline 50 mg is this normal
    Hi had a panic attack last fall.. Been on 50 mg sertraline Split my dosage 25mg at 6 am then the other 25 at 10 am.. Headaches have not been as bad but still a little lightheaded is this normal?
  • Can urinary retention cause severe dizziness and lightheartedness?
    I had a kidney infection for 1.5 months diagnosed in August this year it took 2 lots of antibiotics to kick it but now I am left with SEVERE urinary retention I had a cystoscopy which only lasted for 24 hours it was done when I was awake so I think that it wasn't very affective by the next morning I was again in agony with lower back pain and pain around my kidneys. I had to swap consultants I am seeing my new one tomorrow but now I am suffering with severe urinary retention I pass urine 1-2 times a day I try to go if my bladder feels full I can be sat on my toilet for 20 mins and its just a few drops so I get bad lower stomach pain too from the pressure as I cannot go properly. My consultant gave me Cefalexin but my GP was very wary giving it to me as I am only 24 years old and they don't usually give it to women.

    Does urinary retention cause bad dizziness and how can I help the symptoms because the back and kidney pain along with the lower stomach pain keeps me up for most of the night I am getting about 4-5 hours sleep I work as a nanny so I am constantly feeling exhausted

    Thank you
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    If you ever took more than 4 pill of Losartan ,can this harm you in a way causing death

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • Stopped taking in past 24 hours still showing signs of dizziness. Similar to a feeling of being slightly intoxicated

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • 500 mg twice a day for 30 days.

    Reply

  • From this study (10 months ago):

  • I had a sinus cyst removed and put on cephalexin. I started having stomach cramps and pain after a few days. and also bowels did not move. I have been frequently slightly dizzy and for a couple days have had some problems with concentration. I am also a bit shaky in the morning after eating breakfast.

    Reply

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