Review: could Keflex cause Kidney Stones?


Kidney stones 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 Breast cancer metastatic . We study 6,051 people who have side effects while taking Keflex from FDA and social media. Among them, 88 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.

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

Kidney Stones

Kidney stones has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea, joint pain (latest reports from 15,877 Kidney stones patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

6,051 people reported to have side effects when taking Keflex.
Among them, 88 people (1.45%) have Kidney Stones

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keflex cause Kidney stones?

Time on Keflex when people have Kidney Stones *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Kidney Stones when taking Keflex *:

  • female: 55.68 %
  • male: 44.32 %

Age of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Keflex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.58 %
  • 30-39: 3.03 %
  • 40-49: 19.7 %
  • 50-59: 24.24 %
  • 60+: 45.45 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastatic Neoplasm (14 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (14 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (13 people)
  • Hypertension (12 people)
  • Hypersensitivity (12 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (40 people)
  • Aspirin (40 people)
  • Percocet (32 people)
  • Levaquin (32 people)
  • Lasix (31 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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