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Review: could Rocephin cause Joint swelling?

Summary: Joint swelling could be caused by Rocephin, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Keflex, and have Eczema.

We study 10,912 people who have side effects while taking Rocephin from FDA and social media. Among them, 56 have Joint swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint swelling and more.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 10,912 people reported to have side effects when taking Rocephin. Among them, 56 people (0.51%) have Joint Swelling. They amount to 0.03% of all the 161,361 people who have Joint Swelling on eHealthMe.

Trend of Joint swelling in Rocephin reports

Time on Rocephin when people have Joint swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Joint swelling100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Joint swelling when taking Rocephin * :

FemaleMale
Joint swelling81.03%18.97%

Age of people who have Joint swelling when taking Rocephin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Joint swelling3.70%1.85%0.00%1.85%35.19%24.07%1.85%31.48%

Severity of Joint swelling when taking Rocephin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Joint swelling ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Eczema (19 people, 33.93%)
  2. Osteoporosis (5 people, 8.93%)
  3. Bone neoplasm malignant (5 people, 8.93%)
  4. Prophylaxis (5 people, 8.93%)
  5. Behcet's syndrome (4 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Keflex (29 people, 51.79%)
  2. Prednisone (24 people, 42.86%)
  3. Avelox (24 people, 42.86%)
  4. Fluconazole (23 people, 41.07%)
  5. Steroids nos (23 people, 41.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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