Keflex and Ibs - from FDA reports
Ibs is found among people who take Keflex, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Accutane, and have Acne. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,744 people who have side effects when taking Keflex from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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9,744 people reported to have side effects when taking Keflex.
Among them, 127 people (1.3%) have Ibs
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Keflex when people have Ibs *:
- < 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 Ibs when taking Keflex *:
- female: 64.29 %
- male: 35.71 %
Age of people who have Ibs when taking Keflex *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 18.35 %
- 20-29: 44.95 %
- 30-39: 9.17 %
- 40-49: 5.5 %
- 50-59: 10.09 %
- 60+: 11.93 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Acne (skin problems that cause pimples): 32 people, 25.20%
- Pain: 10 people, 7.87%
- Gastric Ulcer (stomach ulcer): 9 people, 7.09%
- Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus): 9 people, 7.09%
- Allergic Sinusitis: 9 people, 7.09%
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Accutane: 84 people, 66.14%
- Bactroban: 30 people, 23.62%
- Cipro: 29 people, 22.83%
- Ibuprofen: 29 people, 22.83%
- Levaquin: 26 people, 20.47%
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 82 people, 64.57%
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease: 80 people, 62.99%
- Stress And Anxiety: 77 people, 60.63%
- Depression: 68 people, 53.54%
- Anaemia (lack of blood): 66 people, 51.97%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
FDA reports used in this study
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Do you have Ibs while taking Keflex?
You are not alone:
Keflex has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Keflex 10,591 users)
Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome -chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating) has been reported by people with acne, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, pain (latest reports from 28,872 Ibs patients).
Drugs that are associated with IbsIbs (2,039 drugs)
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