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Cephalexin Safety Information and Side Effects

Cephalexin Safety Information



Rash ( 54 reports)    ➢ More

Blister, Rash Maculo-papular, Pruritus, Scratch, Haemorrhage, Scab

This case suggests a potential Cephalexin Rash side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 5-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): skin infection and used Cephalexin (dosage: NA) starting Oct 21, 2013. Soon after starting Cephalexin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Blister
  • Rash Maculo-papular
  • Pruritus
  • Scratch
  • Haemorrhage
  • Scab
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Cephalexin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Rash, may still occur.

Pruritus ( 52 reports)    ➢ More

Pruritus, Rash Macular, Erythema, Eye Swelling, Dyspnoea, Swelling Face

Adverse event was reported on Feb 27, 2014 by a Female taking Cephalexin (Dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 62 years of age, weighting 151.0 lb, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cephalexin side effects: pruritus, rash macular, erythema, eye swelling, dyspnoea, swelling face.

Diarrhoea ( 49 reports)    ➢ More

Diarrhoea, Abdominal Pain Upper, Flatulence, Abdominal Distension, Pyrexia

This Diarrhoea problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 29-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): urinary tract infection.On Nov 13, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Cephalexin (dosage: 20 Twice Daily, Taken By Mouth). The following health products were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Cephalexin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal Distension
  • Pyrexia
Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Diarrhoea, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Urticaria ( 45 reports)    ➢ More

Sneezing, Eye Pruritus, Rhinorrhoea, Feeling Hot, Lip Swelling, Urticaria

A case of a 52-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: wound,sinusitis and was treated with Cephalexin Capsules Usp 500mg (dosage: NA) starting Jul 07, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Sneezing
  • Eye Pruritus
  • Rhinorrhoea
  • Feeling Hot
  • Lip Swelling
  • Urticaria
This opens a possibility that Cephalexin Capsules Usp 500mg could cause Urticaria and that some female subjects may be more susceptible.

Vomiting ( 43 reports)    ➢ More

Diarrhoea, Weight Decreased, Vomiting

on Aug 16, 2013 a Female from US , 43 years of age, weighting 140.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Cephalexin. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cephalexin side effects: diarrhoea, weight decreased, vomiting. Cephalexin dosage: 250 Mg, Tid + Oral.
Associated medications used:
  • Metronidazole

Common Cephalexin Side Effects

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Rash (54)
Pruritus (52)
Diarrhoea (49)
Urticaria (45)
Vomiting (43)
Pain (41)
Nausea (40)
Dyspnoea (40)
Dizziness (34)
Headache (28)
Pyrexia (28)
Abdominal Pain (26)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (26)
International Normalised Ratio Increased (23)
Abdominal Pain Upper (22)
Malaise (22)
Renal Failure Acute (20)
Fatigue (19)
Anxiety (18)
Anaphylactic Reaction (18)
Injury (16)
Chills (15)
Rash Pruritic (15)
Blister (14)
Dehydration (14)
Haemoglobin Decreased (14)
Hypersensitivity (14)
Pulmonary Embolism (14)
Arthralgia (13)
Hypovolaemic Shock (13)
Oedema Peripheral (13)
Muscle Spasms (12)
Gallbladder Disorder (12)
Depression (12)
Asthenia (12)
Angioedema (12)
Condition Aggravated (11)
Erythema (11)
Liver Function Test Abnormal (11)
Haematuria (11)
Skin Exfoliation (11)
Somnolence (11)
Urinary Tract Infection (10)
Tremor (10)
Swelling Face (10)
Swelling (10)
Pain In Extremity (10)
Myalgia (10)
Chest Pain (10)
Hypertension (9)

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