Keflex and Quincke's disease - from FDA reports
Quincke's disease is found among people who take Keflex, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old also take medication Claritin, and have Anaphylaxis. 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, 6 people (0.06%) have Quincke's disease
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Quincke's disease when taking Keflex *:
- female: 100 %
- male: 0.0 %
Age of people who have Quincke's disease when taking Keflex *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 50 %
- 20-29: 25 %
- 30-39: 25 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Preventive Health Care: 2 people, 33.33%
- Complement Factor Abnormal: 2 people, 33.33%
- Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death): 2 people, 33.33%
- Nasal Abscess (pusormation in nose): 1 person, 16.67%
- Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body): 1 person, 16.67%
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Synthroid: 3 people, 50.00%
- Epipen: 3 people, 50.00%
- Claritin: 3 people, 50.00%
- Sterile Water: 2 people, 33.33%
- Rocephin: 2 people, 33.33%
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Gastrointestinal Disorder (functional problems of gastrointestinal tract): 2 people, 33.33%
- Prescribed Overdose: 1 person, 16.67%
- Pharyngeal Oedema (abnormal accumulation of fluid in the cavities and intercellular spaces of the pharyngeal): 1 person, 16.67%
- Nosocomial Infection (infection from hospital): 1 person, 16.67%
- Nasal Abscess (pusormation in nose): 1 person, 16.67%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
FDA reports used in this study
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You are not alone:
Keflex has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Keflex 10,591 users)
Quincke's disease (a form of localized swelling of the deeper layers of the skin and fatty tissues beneath the skin) has been reported by people with hereditary angioedema, preventive health care, pain, high blood pressure, anaphylaxis (latest reports from 6,196 Quincke's disease patients).
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