A study for a 59 year old woman who takes Keflex - from FDA reports


2,464 females aged 59 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 59 year old female patient who has Nervous Indigestion. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Apr, 15, 2019

2,464 females aged 59 (±5) who take Keflex are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Keflex for a 59-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 59
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Nervous Indigestion
  • Drugs taken:
    • Keflex (cephalexin)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Rashes (redness)
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  5. Joint pain
  6. Pain in extremity
  7. Headache (pain in head)
  8. Haematoma (collection of blood outside the blood vessels)
  9. Confusional state
  10. Pain
1 - 6 months:
  1. Headache (pain in head)
  2. Pain in extremity
  3. Nervousness
  4. Pneumonia
  5. Chronic thyroiditis (long lasting inflammation of thyroid gland)
  6. Cardiac failure
  7. Pain
  8. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  9. Feeling abnormal
  10. Diarrhea
6 - 12 months:
  1. Fall
  2. Hand fracture
  3. Sleep walking (walking during sleep)
  4. Knee joint replacement
  5. Muscle function loss
  6. Guillain-barre syndrome (the body's immune system attacks its peripheral nervous system)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Emotional distress
  2. Breast cancer
2 - 5 years:
  1. Stress and anxiety
  2. Depression
  3. Gingival infection (gum infection)
  4. Stable angina (a constant chest pain)
  5. Tooth disorder (tooth disease)
  6. Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw)
  7. Gingival pain (gum pain)
  8. Chronic kidney disease
  9. Cardiac failure congestive
  10. Temporomandibular joint syndrome (pain at the temporomandibular joint due to various causes of increased muscle tension and spasm. it is believed that syndrome is a physical manifestation of psychological stress)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Chronic kidney disease
  2. Stress and anxiety
  3. Suicide attempt
  4. Judgement impaired
  5. Emotional distress
  6. Abnormal behavior
  7. Pain
  8. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  9. Psychological trauma
  10. Hair loss
10+ years:
not specified:
  1. Pain
  2. Stress and anxiety
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Joint pain
  5. Back pain
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  7. Breathing difficulty
  8. Fever
  9. Weakness
  10. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain : 193 people, 7.83%
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 178 people, 7.22%
  3. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 145 people, 5.88%
  4. High Blood Pressure : 140 people, 5.68%
  5. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 123 people, 4.99%
  6. Depression : 111 people, 4.50%
  7. Stress And Anxiety : 105 people, 4.26%
  8. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 102 people, 4.14%
  9. Breast Cancer : 100 people, 4.06%
  10. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 94 people, 3.81%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Ambien (307 people, 12.46%)
  2. Zometa (258 people, 10.47%)
  3. Nexium (253 people, 10.27%)
  4. Celebrex (250 people, 10.15%)
  5. Neurontin (245 people, 9.94%)
  6. Levaquin (238 people, 9.66%)
  7. Lyrica (238 people, 9.66%)
  8. Lasix (214 people, 8.69%)
  9. Zofran (210 people, 8.52%)
  10. Prednisone (201 people, 8.16%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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