Keflex and Kidney stones - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Zometa, and have Diabetes . We study 7,750 people who have side effects while taking Keflex from FDA. Among them, 106 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones 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)

Kidney Stones

Kidney stones has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease (latest reports from 23,015 Kidney stones patients).

On Feb, 09, 2017

7,750 people reported to have side effects when taking Keflex.
Among them, 106 people (1.37%) 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: 58.1 %
  • male: 41.9 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.23 %
  • 20-29: 11.11 %
  • 30-39: 2.47 %
  • 40-49: 17.28 %
  • 50-59: 25.93 %
  • 60+: 41.98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (15 people, 14.15%)
  • Diabetes (15 people, 14.15%)
  • Metastatic Neoplasm (14 people, 13.21%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (14 people, 13.21%)
  • Hypersensitivity (12 people, 11.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (48 people, 45.28%)
  • Aspirin (41 people, 38.68%)
  • Levaquin (39 people, 36.79%)
  • Percocet (36 people, 33.96%)
  • Lasix (34 people, 32.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (67 people, 63.21%)
  • Back Pain (67 people, 63.21%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (63 people, 59.43%)
  • Pain In Extremity (55 people, 51.89%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (54 people, 50.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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