Review: could Keflex cause Mouth ulceration (Mouth ulcers)?
We study 5,483 people who have side effects while taking Keflex from FDA and social media. Among them, 157 have Mouth ulceration. Find out below who they are, when they have Mouth ulceration and more.
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Keflex (latest outcomes from 5,984 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.
Mouth ulceration (mouth ulcers) (latest reports from 70,947 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, pain, high blood pressure.
On Aug, 21, 2014: 5,482 people reported to have side effects when taking Keflex. Among them, 157 people (2.86%) have Mouth Ulceration. They amount to 0.22% of all the 70,872 people who have Mouth Ulceration on eHealthMe.
Time on Keflex when people have Mouth ulceration * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Mouth ulceration||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Mouth ulceration when taking Keflex * :
|Mouth ulceration||76.43%||23.57% |
Age of people who have Mouth ulceration when taking Keflex * :
|Mouth ulceration||0.00%||0.71%||1.43%||5.00%||2.86%||11.43%||60.00%||18.57% |
Severity of Mouth ulceration when taking Keflex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Mouth ulceration||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Mouth ulceration ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Mouth ulceration||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (43 people, 27.39%)
- Osteoporosis (31 people, 19.75%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (24 people, 15.29%)
- Breast cancer (21 people, 13.38%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (16 people, 10.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (109 people, 69.43%)
- Aredia (101 people, 64.33%)
- Protonix (78 people, 49.68%)
- Nexium (77 people, 49.04%)
- Clindamycin (73 people, 46.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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has put me on Keflex 500mg 1x a day for chronic uti's. Am concerned about long term use.
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I feel like I don't belong, little disagreements make me cry with outbursts of yelling, always want to keep busy or don't want to do anything. Always biting down on my teeth or always feel like I am sucking on my tongue, cannot stay still sometimes always depressed
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