Review: could Keflex cause Mouth ulceration (Mouth ulcers)?
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 5,492 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 has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 5,995 Keflex users)
Mouth ulceration (mouth ulcers) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, pain, breast cancer. (latest reports from 10,004 Mouth ulceration patients)
On May, 1, 2015: 5,492 people reported to have side effects when taking Keflex. Among them, 157 people (2.86%) have Mouth Ulceration.
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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