Cephalexin and Pseudo-obstruction - intestinal - from FDA reports

Pseudo-obstruction - intestinal is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Digoxin, and have Preventive health care. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 13,118 people who have side effects when taking Cephalexin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 19, 2018

13,118 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin.
Among them, 54 people (0.41%) have Pseudo-obstruction - intestinal

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Could Cephalexin cause Pseudo-obstruction - intestinal?

Time on Cephalexin when people have Pseudo-obstruction - intestinal *:

Gender of people who have Pseudo-obstruction - intestinal when taking Cephalexin *:

  • female: 75.47 %
  • male: 24.53 %

Age of people who have Pseudo-obstruction - intestinal when taking Cephalexin *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Preventive Health Care: 8 people, 14.81%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 6 people, 11.11%
  3. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 6 people, 11.11%
  4. Constipation: 5 people, 9.26%
  5. Wound Complication: 4 people, 7.41%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Digoxin: 17 people, 31.48%
  2. Ambien: 16 people, 29.63%
  3. Furosemide: 15 people, 27.78%
  4. Lisinopril: 15 people, 27.78%
  5. Lorazepam: 13 people, 24.07%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Pain: 22 people, 40.74%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 19 people, 35.19%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 19 people, 35.19%
  4. Chest Pain: 19 people, 35.19%
  5. Weakness: 18 people, 33.33%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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