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CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE and Cephalexin

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CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE Symptoms and Causes

COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) makes it hard for you to breathe. The two main types are chronic bronchitis and emphysema. The main cause of COPD is long-term exposure to substances that irritate and damage the lungs. This is usually cigarette smoke. Air pollution, chemical fumes, or dust can also cause it.

At first, COPD may cause no symptoms or only mild symptoms. As the disease gets worse, symptoms usually become more severe. They include

  • A cough that produces a lot of mucus
  • Shortness of breath, especially with physical activity
  • Wheezing
  • Chest tightness

Doctors use lung function tests, imaging tests, and blood tests to diagnose COPD. There is no cure. Treatments may relieve symptoms. They include medicines, oxygen therapy, surgery, or a lung transplant. Quitting smoking is the most important step you can take to treat COPD.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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Cephalexin Side Effects

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Pain (43)
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Abdominal Pain (27)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (26)
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International Normalised Ratio Increased (23)
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Fatigue (19)
Anaphylactic Reaction (18)
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Blister (14)
Hypersensitivity (14)
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Pulmonary Embolism (14)
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Erythema (11)
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Liver Function Test Abnormal (11)
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Myalgia (10)
Chest Pain (10)
Pain In Extremity (10)
Swelling Face (10)
Urinary Tract Infection (10)
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Weight Decreased (9)

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Recent Reviews

After 5 doses - experienced extreme blood shot eyes and a tender head to the touch. Symptoms totally gone after a day&1/2. Wow, didn't see that in the small print.

After being put on this for Bladder Infection..I experience lip swelling about 3 days in. It was not terrible but uncomfortable. I had NO other signs of anything else. If you pulled up and down my lips you could also see some red. I stopped taking af

Also forgot to mention I was put on this bc I am allergic to Sulfa and it is in a lot of bladder infection antibiotics they usually prescribe. Also, there was a chance I could be pregnant so this is why this one was chosen.

Does cephalexin cause weight gain?

Head is in pain 2 day takeing it :(

How long after being started on cephalexin can urticaria occur?

I am currently on Cephalexin for a kidney infection. I have so far suffered from joint pain, headaches, unusual vaginal pain and itching, dizziness and discovered a sore throat this morning. I plan to finish my dose but it seems like I'm suffering wo

I gained 9 pounds in three weeks and has upper abdominal pain.

I had bloody stools after taking cephalexing for like 3 days, i called my doctor and was told to stop taking it for a weekm I started taking cephalexing due to and ear bacteria , they will change treatment after a week , i stopped having bloody stool

I have been taking Cephalexin 500mg for a week due to car wreck elbow injury. Prescribed for possible infection. I am somewhat constipated, and have gained 11 pounds... Is this normal, and will the weight gain go away wh

A flu epidemic at a boarding school would be a concern for the Centers for Disease Control true or false?

Why do doctors keep the availabilty of the test for DPD deficiency a secret??? My sister is a doctor, infectious disease, at St Francis in Charleston, SC. Our father was treated by an oncologist well known to my sister, a 'colleague' you might s

I am having cramps, muscle pain, memory loss, I have been on Revlmid for about 1 year. Does anybody else my age have this disease, I am only 46 yr woman.

<b>Describe Your Ezetrol Experience Here:</b>Sleeplessness severe pain in muscles and joints nausea and abdominal pain headaches and pain behind eyes chronic fatigue and flat mood

<b><span style=' padding: 0px; margin: 0px;'>Hi Can any1 tell me why this medicine (Betaserc) people use and if the disease is dangerous....plz tell me on urgent basis...any1 thnx</b>

My father is suffrering from idiotypic Pulmonary Fibrosis. In medication he is taking Prednisone,Perfenodone and azathropine. he is now geeting bleeding from his nose.Can anybody inform me that this is just a side effect of any d

<strong>I am on Cipralex now for about 2-3 months -10mg in the morning for depression, and now am experiencing chronic muscle weakness, chronic pain in both wrists and left hip, chronic fatigue, nausea, constant dizziness, tremors/shaky, restle

<strong>I have very high blood pressure, was put on this drug approximately 5 weeks ago. I was on Coozar previous to this. I also take paracetamol x 1 bd, ceres x 1, venlafaxine x 1, omeprazole x 1, aspirin x 1, have Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

48 yr old male, ~190lbs, started ~4 weeks ago on 25 mg nortriptyline / 1x per day for chronic headaches / migraines. Very tired first few days to the point where I was sleeping 12+ hrs / day. Evened out over time. Now I

55 yo dx with osearthritis and degenative disc disease, prescribed Mobic 15 mg once a day on medication for past year with no problem.For the past 6weeks had gradual onset of facial and extremity edema , esophageal spasm and expir

CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE Clinical Trials and Studies

Treatments might be new drugs or new combinations of drugs, new surgical procedures or devices, or new ways to use existing treatments. The goal of clinical trials is to determine if a new test or treatment works and is safe. Clinical trials can also look at other aspects of care, such as improving the quality of life for people with chronic illnesses. People participate in clinical trials for a variety of reasons. Healthy volunteers say they participate to help others and to contribute to moving science forward. Participants with an illness or disease also participate to help others, but also to possibly receive the newest treatment and to have the additional care and attention from the clinical trial staff.
Rank Status Study
1 Recruiting A Study of Cephalexin Capsules in Healthy Participants
Condition: Healthy Volunteers
Intervention: Drug: Cephalexin
Outcome Measures: Pharmacokinetics: Area Under the Concentration Versus Time Curve of Cephalexin From Time Zero to Infinity [AUC(0-∞)] of Cephalexin Following a Single Dose;   Pharmacokinetics: Maximum Concentration (Cmax) of Cephalexin;   Pharmacokinetics: Time to Reach Maximum Observed Concentration (Tmax) of Cephalexin Following a Single Dose Maximum
2 Recruiting A Study of Cephalexin in Healthy Participants
Condition: Healthy Volunteers
Intervention: Drug: Cephalexin
Outcome Measures: Pharmacokinetics: Area Under the Concentration Versus Time Curve From Time Zero to Infinity [AUC(0-∞)] of Cephalexin Following a Single Dose;   Pharmacokinetics: Time to Reach Maximum Observed Concentration (Tmax) of Cephalexin Following a Single Dose Maximum;   Pharmacokinetics: Maximum Concentration (Cmax) of Cephalexin
3 Recruiting A Study of Cephalexin Suspension in Healthy Participants
Condition: Healthy Volunteers
Intervention: Drug: Cephalexin
Outcome Measures: Pharmacokinetics: Area Under the Concentration Versus Time Curve From Time Zero to Infinity [AUC(0-∞)] of Cephalexin Following a Single Dose;   Pharmacokinetics: Maximum Concentration (Cmax) of Cephalexin;   Pharmacokinetics: Time to Reach Maximum Observed Concentration (Tmax) of Cephalexin Following a Single Dose Maximum
4 Not yet recruiting A Study of Cephalexin Liquid for Pediatrics in Healthy Adults Participants
Condition: Healthy Volunteers
Intervention: Drug: Cephalexin
Outcome Measures: Pharmacokinetics: Area Under the Concentration Versus Time Curve From Time Zero to Infinity [AUC(0-∞)] of Cephalexin Following a Single Dose;   Pharmacokinetics: Time to Reach Maximum Observed Concentration (Tmax) of Cephalexin Following a Single Dose Maximum;   Pharmacokinetics: Maximum Concentration (Cmax) of Cephalexin
5 Recruiting Comparison of Intravenous Cefazolin Plus Oral Probenecid With Oral Cephalexin for the Treatment of Cellulitis
Condition: Cellulitis
Interventions: Drug: IV cefazolin plus oral probenecid and placebo Cephalexin;   Drug: Oral Cephalexin and saline IV plus probenecid placebo
Outcome Measure: The proportion of patients failing therapy after 72 hours of antibiotic treatment with oral Cephalexin or intravenous cefazolin plus oral probenecid.
6 Recruiting The SCOUT Study: Short Course Therapy for Urinary Tract Infections in Children
Condition: Urinary Tract Infections
Interventions: Drug: Trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole, amoxicillin-clavulanate, cefixime, or Cephalexin;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measures: Occurrence of treatment failures between short-course and standard-course therapies;   Occurrence of recurrent infections;   Occurrence of colonization with antimicrobial resistant bacteria;   Occurrence of asymptomatic bacteriuria;   Occurrence of clinical symptoms;   Occurrence of positive urine cultures
7 Not yet recruiting Orthognathic Surgery and Postoperative Antibiotic Use
Condition: Dentofacial Deformity
Intervention: Drug: Cefazolin, Cephalexin, Clindamycin
Outcome Measures: Rate of infection;   Side effect from antibiotic use
8 Unknown  Prophylactic Use of Antibiotics for Through and Through Lacerations of the Lip
Condition: Through-and-through Lip Lacerations
Interventions: Drug: keflex;   Drug: placebo
Outcome Measures: infection;   scar formation
9 Recruiting Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Clean Intermittent Catheterisation
Condition: Urinary Tract Infection: [Site Not Specified] or [Recurrent]
Interventions: Drug: Nitrofurantoin or Trimethoprim or Cefalexin;   Other: No prophylaxis
Outcome Measure: Relative incidence of symptomatic antibiotic‐treated UTI
10 Recruiting The Role of Antibiotics in Full Thickness Skin Graft Survival for Facial Reconstructive Surgery
Condition: Facial Defect
Intervention: Drug: Cephalexin
Outcome Measures: Graft failure rate;   Percentage surface area of graft failure
11 Not yet recruiting Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Prosthetic Breast Reconstructions
Condition: Surgical Site Infections
Interventions: Drug: Prolonged antibiotic treatment;   Drug: Short antibiotic course (standard of care)
Outcome Measure: surgical site infection
12 Unknown  Examination of the Efficacy of Preventive Antibiotic Treatment During the Puerperium Among Pregnant Women With Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections
Condition: Pregnancy Complications
Interventions: Drug: Preventive antibiotic treatment- NITROFURANTOIN;   Drug: Preventive antibiotic treatment- Cephalexin;   Drug: PREVENTIVE TREATMENT- AMOXICILLIN;   Drug: PREVENTIVE TREATMENT- AMOXICILLIN AND CLAVULANATE POTASSIUM;   Drug: PREVENTIVE TREATMENT- CEFUROXIME;   Drug: PREVENTIVE TREATMENT SULFAMETHOXAZOLE AND TRIMETHOPRIM
Outcome Measure: Urinary tract complications
13 Recruiting Prevention of Arrhythmia Device Infection Trial (PADIT)
Condition: Arrhythmia
Interventions: Drug: Incremental;   Drug: Conventional
Outcome Measures: Hospitalization attributed to device infection;   1. Proven device infection not requiring surgical intervention (medically treated device infection).;   2. Any treatment with antibiotics for suspected device infection.;   3. Antibiotic-related adverse events including culture or antigen proven C. difficile infection.;   4. Prolongation of hospitalization due to proven or suspected adverse events from the antibiotic therapy.;   Cost benefit analysis;   6. Rate of device/lead extraction 12 months post patient's procedure (regardless of the cause).
14 Unknown  Comparing Healthcare Utilization Between Adenotonsillectomy Patients With and Without Postoperative Antibiotic Use
Conditions: Snoring;   Strep Throat
Interventions: Other: No postoperative antibiotic;   Drug: Amoxicillin;   Drug: Amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium;   Drug: Azithromycin;   Drug: Cefaclor;   Drug: Cephalexin;   Drug: Cefdinir;   Drug: Clindamycin
Outcome Measure: Healthcare Utilization
15 Recruiting Effects of Treatments on Atopic Dermatitis
Conditions: Dermatitis, Atopic;   Human Volunteers;   Eczema;   Atopic Dermatitis
Interventions: Drug: Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole;   Drug: Cephalexin;   Drug: Doxycycline;   Other: Sodium hypochlorite (bleach)
Outcome Measures: To characterize microbiome alterations in healthy adult volunteers (Cohorts 1 and 2) and pediatric patients with AD and associated active bacterial infection (Cohort 3) after treatment.;   To obtain samples from healthy adult volunteers to evaluate and refine genomic analysis of human microbes. To examine how different treatments may alter the human microbiome.
16 Not yet recruiting Antibiotics and Tissue Expanders in Breast Reconstruction
Condition: Complications; Breast Prosthesis, Infection or Inflammation
Intervention: Drug: antibiotic
Outcome Measures: Surgical site infection;   Surgical site infection requiring implant/expander removal
17 Unknown  Moxifloxacin Versus Ceftriaxone in the Treatment of Primary Pyogenic Liver Abscess
Condition: Liver Abscess
Interventions: Drug: Moxifloxacin (Avelox);   Drug: ceftriaxone (Rocephin/Cefin)
Outcome Measures: Treatment efficacy;   Clinical response;   Clinical and radiological response;   All cause mortality;   Mortality attributable to liver abscess during treatment;   Rates of complication (metastatic infections to the central nervous system and/or eyes);   Rates of gastrointestinal colonization of Klebsiella pneumoniae in patients and rates of resistance post-antibiotic use.
18 Not yet recruiting Prophylactic Antibiotic Treatment for Hand Lacerations Involving Flexor and/or Extensor Tendon
Conditions: Hand Laceration;   Tendon Involved;   Clean Laceration;   No Bone Involved
Intervention: Drug: Antibiotic-Cefamezin
Outcome Measure: rate of wound infections