Review: could Keflex cause Mouth Ulceration?


Summary

Mouth ulceration is found among people who take Keflex, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 6,051 people who have side effects while taking Keflex from FDA and social media. Among them, 153 have Mouth ulceration. Find out below who they are, when they have Mouth ulceration and more.

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Keflex

Keflex has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Keflex 6,699 users)

Mouth Ulceration

Mouth ulceration (mouth ulcers) has been reported by people with cough, pain, agranulocytosis, skin ulcer, joint pain (latest reports from 11,161 Mouth ulceration patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

6,051 people reported to have side effects when taking Keflex.
Among them, 153 people (2.53%) have Mouth Ulceration


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keflex cause Mouth ulceration?

Time on Keflex when people have Mouth Ulceration *:

  • < 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 Mouth Ulceration when taking Keflex *:

  • female: 75.16 %
  • male: 24.84 %

Age of people who have Mouth Ulceration when taking Keflex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.73 %
  • 10-19: 1.46 %
  • 20-29: 5.11 %
  • 30-39: 2.92 %
  • 40-49: 11.68 %
  • 50-59: 59.85 %
  • 60+: 18.25 %

Severity if Mouth Ulceration when taking Keflex **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Mouth Ulceration **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (43 people)
  • Osteoporosis (31 people)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (24 people)
  • Breast Cancer (21 people)
  • Anxiety (16 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (109 people)
  • Aredia (101 people)
  • Protonix (78 people)
  • Clindamycin (73 people)
  • Nexium (70 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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