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Review: could Keflex cause Sleepy (Drowsiness)?

We study 5,483 people who have side effects while taking Keflex from FDA and social media. Among them, 218 have Sleepy. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepy and more.

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Keflex

Keflex (latest outcomes from 5,984 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.

Sleepy

Sleepy (latest reports from 494,387 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

On Sep, 19, 2014: 5,483 people reported to have side effects when taking Keflex. Among them, 218 people (3.98%) have Sleepy.

Trend of Sleepy in Keflex reports

Time on Keflex when people have Sleepy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleepy97.06%2.94%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sleepy when taking Keflex * :

FemaleMale
Sleepy66.12%33.88%

Age of people who have Sleepy when taking Keflex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleepy0.00%0.45%6.76%8.11%4.05%12.16%36.04%32.43%

Severity of Sleepy when taking Keflex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleepy0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Sleepy ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (45 people, 20.64%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (36 people, 16.51%)
  3. Folliculitis (15 people, 6.88%)
  4. Trismus (13 people, 5.96%)
  5. Sinusitis (12 people, 5.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (80 people, 36.70%)
  2. Lasix (66 people, 30.28%)
  3. Neurontin (65 people, 29.82%)
  4. Aspirin (56 people, 25.69%)
  5. Cipro (50 people, 22.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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