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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 Coumadin, and have Depression.

We study 5,488 people who have side effects while taking Keflex from FDA and social media. Among them, 195 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 (latest outcomes from 5,989 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.

Trend of keflex reports

Upper respiratory tract infection

Upper respiratory tract infection (latest reports from 20,022 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain.

Trend of Upper respiratory tract infection reports

On Oct, 30, 2014: 5,488 people reported to have side effects when taking Keflex. Among them, 195 people (3.55%) have Upper Respiratory Tract Infection.

Trend of Upper respiratory tract infection in Keflex reports

Time on Keflex when people have Upper respiratory tract infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Upper respiratory tract infection100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Upper respiratory tract infection when taking Keflex * :

FemaleMale
Upper respiratory tract infection68.61%31.39%

Age of people who have Upper respiratory tract infection when taking Keflex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Upper respiratory tract infection0.00%2.00%0.00%6.67%8.67%20.67%22.67%39.33%

Severity of Upper respiratory tract infection when taking Keflex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Upper respiratory tract infection ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (21 people, 10.77%)
  2. Pain (20 people, 10.26%)
  3. Breast cancer (15 people, 7.69%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (13 people, 6.67%)
  5. Metastases to bone (13 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coumadin (66 people, 33.85%)
  2. Prilosec (55 people, 28.21%)
  3. Zithromax (52 people, 26.67%)
  4. Aredia (50 people, 25.64%)
  5. Neurontin (48 people, 24.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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