Compare Side Effects

% of total side effects reported by users. DISCLAIMER: ALL DATA PROVIDED AS-IS. Data Source: openfda.gov.
Side Effect Cephalexin Amoxicillin
PAIN 3.6% 2.7%
DIARRHOEA 2.1% 3.1%
NAUSEA 2.6% 2.7%
DYSPNOEA 2.4% 2.7%
ANXIETY 2.7% 1.9%
DRUG HYPERSENSITIVITY 1.1% 2.6%
VOMITING 1.9% 2.5%
RASH 1.6% 2.5%
PYREXIA 1.4% 2.3%
FATIGUE 2.2% 2%
INJURY 2.1% 1.4%
DIZZINESS 2% 1.9%
DEPRESSION 2% 1.3%
PRURITUS 1.2% 2%
HEADACHE 1.7% 1.8%
MALAISE 0.9% 1.8%
PAIN IN EXTREMITY 1.7% 1%
ASTHENIA 1.6% 1.5%
ARTHRALGIA 1.6% 1.1%
DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS 1.6% 0.8%
CHEST PAIN 1.5% 1.2%
DRUG INEFFECTIVE 1.1% 1.5%
HYPERTENSION 1.5% 1%
FALL 1.5% 1%
DRUG INTERACTION 0.6% 1.5%
ABDOMINAL PAIN 1.3% 1.4%
PNEUMONIA 1.1% 1.4%
URTICARIA 0.6% 1.4%
BACK PAIN 1.3% 1.1%
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL 1.3% 1.1%
PULMONARY EMBOLISM 1.3% 1%
ANAEMIA 1.2% 1.1%
COUGH 1% 1.2%
EMOTIONAL DISTRESS 1.2% 0.9%
URINARY TRACT INFECTION 1.2% 0.8%
ERYTHEMA 0.8% 1.2%
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE 0.7% 1.2%
WEIGHT DECREASED 1% 1.1%
HYPOTENSION 0.9% 1.1%
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER 0.9% 1.1%
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION 1.1% 0.6%
HYPERSENSITIVITY 0% 1.1%
INSOMNIA 1% 1%
DEHYDRATION 1% 0.8%
HYPOAESTHESIA 1% 0.7%
CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT 1% 0.6%
ECONOMIC PROBLEM 1% 0%
CONFUSIONAL STATE 0.9% 0.9%
SINUSITIS 0.8% 0.9%
CONSTIPATION 0.9% 0.7%
CARDIAC FAILURE CONGESTIVE 0.9% 0.6%
PARAESTHESIA 0.8% 0.8%
RENAL FAILURE 0.8% 0.7%
TREMOR 0.7% 0.8%
DECREASED APPETITE 0.7% 0.8%
GASTROOESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE 0.8% 0.6%
BRONCHITIS 0.8% 0.6%
CELLULITIS 0.8% 0%
OSTEOARTHRITIS 0.8% 0%
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION 0.7% 0.7%
MYALGIA 0.6% 0.7%
CHOLELITHIASIS 0.7% 0.6%
MUSCLE SPASMS 0.7% 0.6%
GENERAL PHYSICAL HEALTH DETERIORATION 0.6% 0.7%
DYSPHAGIA 0.7% 0.6%
SOMNOLENCE 0.6% 0.7%
DEATH 0.6% 0.7%
PALPITATIONS 0.7% 0.6%
GAIT DISTURBANCE 0.7% 0.6%
CONDITION AGGRAVATED 0.5% 0.7%
SEPSIS 0.5% 0.7%
DIABETES MELLITUS 0.7% 0%
CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE 0.7% 0%
CONTUSION 0.7% 0%
ANHEDONIA 0.7% 0%
FEELING ABNORMAL 0.6% 0.6%
VISION BLURRED 0.6% 0.6%
CHOLECYSTITIS CHRONIC 0.6% 0.5%
HYPERHIDROSIS 0.5% 0.6%
DYSPEPSIA 0.6% 0.5%
WEIGHT INCREASED 0.6% 0.5%
INFECTION 0.6% 0.5%
LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS 0.5% 0.6%
SYNCOPE 0.5% 0.6%
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED 0.6% 0.5%
SWELLING FACE 0% 0.6%
THROMBOCYTOPENIA 0% 0.6%
ARTHRITIS 0.6% 0%
DRUG EXPOSURE DURING PREGNANCY 0% 0.6%
NEUROPATHY PERIPHERAL 0.6% 0%
SWELLING 0.6% 0%
ANGIOEDEMA 0% 0.6%
NEUTROPENIA 0% 0.6%
ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED 0% 0.6%
OSTEOPOROSIS 0.6% 0%
ANAPHYLACTIC REACTION 0% 0.6%
CHILLS 0.5% 0.5%
MUSCULAR WEAKNESS 0.5% 0.5%
CONVULSION 0.5% 0.5%
JAUNDICE 0% 0.5%
WHEEZING 0% 0.5%
OROPHARYNGEAL PAIN 0% 0.5%
OSTEONECROSIS OF JAW 0% 0.5%
RESPIRATORY FAILURE 0% 0.5%
LIVER FUNCTION TEST ABNORMAL 0% 0.5%
RASH ERYTHEMATOUS 0% 0.5%
ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED 0% 0.5%
STEVENS-JOHNSON SYNDROME 0% 0.5%
RASH GENERALISED 0% 0.5%
TACHYCARDIA 0% 0.5%
EMOTIONAL DISORDER 0.5% 0%
BALANCE DISORDER 0.5% 0%
GALLBLADDER DISORDER 0.5% 0%
BONE DISORDER 0.5% 0%
HYPERLIPIDAEMIA 0.5% 0%
TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS 0.5% 0%
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE 0.5% 0%
MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN 0.5% 0%
CHEST DISCOMFORT 0.5% 0%
OFF LABEL USE 0% 0.5%

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