Yaz vs. Cephalexin

Summary

We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Yaz and Cephalexin. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 95,016 people who take Yaz and Cephalexin, and is updated regularly.



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eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

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How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol and cephalexin (the active ingredients of Yaz and Cephalexin, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered.

What is Yaz?

Yaz has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Yaz 40,047 users)

What is Cephalexin?

Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Cephalexin 14,883 users)

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 14, 2019

95,016 people who take Yaz and Cephalexin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Yaz vs Cephalexin drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Cephalexin (cephalexin)
  • Yaz (drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol)

Most common side effects:

Yaz:
  1. Pain
  2. Anxiety
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Depression
  8. Injury
  9. Vomiting
  10. Headache (pain in head)
Cephalexin:
  1. Pain
  2. Injury
  3. Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  4. Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  5. Anxiety
  6. Emotional Distress
  7. Gallbladder Disorder
  8. Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)
  9. Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)
  10. General Physical Health Deterioration (weak health status)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Yaz:
  1. Anxiety
  2. Depression
  3. Chronic Kidney Disease
  4. Suicide Attempt
  5. Intentional Overdose
  6. Loss Of Consciousness
  7. Aggression
  8. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  9. Suicidal Ideation
  10. Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)
Cephalexin:
  1. Pain
  2. Injury
  3. Anxiety
  4. Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)
  5. Emotional Distress
  6. Gallbladder Disorder
  7. Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)
  8. Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  9. Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  10. Abdominal Pain

Drug effectiveness:

Yaz:
  • not at all: 8.5 %
  • somewhat: 24.58 %
  • moderate: 32.55 %
  • high: 26.8 %
  • very high: 7.58 %
Cephalexin:
  • not at all: 1.42 %
  • somewhat: 5.77 %
  • moderate: 12.13 %
  • high: 35.36 %
  • very high: 45.32 %

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