Review: could Keflex cause Upper Respiratory Tract Infection?


Summary

Upper respiratory tract infection 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 Aredia, and have Depression . We study 6,051 people who have side effects while taking Keflex from FDA and social media. Among them, 180 have Upper respiratory tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Upper respiratory tract infection and more.

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Keflex

Keflex has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Keflex 6,511 users)

Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

Upper respiratory tract infection has been reported by people with tendon rupture, fever, rashes, breathing difficulty, diarrhea (latest reports from 17,909 Upper respiratory tract infection patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

6,051 people reported to have side effects when taking Keflex.
Among them, 180 people (2.97%) have Upper Respiratory Tract Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Keflex cause Upper respiratory tract infection?

Time on Keflex when people have Upper Respiratory Tract Infection *:

  • < 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 Upper Respiratory Tract Infection when taking Keflex *:

  • female: 75.56 %
  • male: 24.44 %

Age of people who have Upper Respiratory Tract Infection when taking Keflex *:

  • 0-1: 0.89 %
  • 2-9: 2.68 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.14 %
  • 30-39: 7.14 %
  • 40-49: 26.79 %
  • 50-59: 24.11 %
  • 60+: 31.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (22 people)
  • Pain (19 people)
  • Breast Cancer (16 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (15 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aredia (54 people)
  • Zometa (47 people)
  • Zithromax (47 people)
  • Coumadin (44 people)
  • Zoloft (41 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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