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MUSCULAR WEAKNESS and Cephalexin

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MUSCULAR WEAKNESS Symptoms and Causes

Myasthenia gravis is a disease that causes weakness in your voluntary muscles. These are the muscles that you control. For example, you may have weakness in the muscles for eye movement, facial expressions, and swallowing. You can also have weakness in other muscles. This weakness gets worse with activity, and better with rest.

Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease. Your body's immune system makes antibodies that block or change some of the nerve signals to your muscles. This makes your muscles weaker.

Other conditions can cause muscle weakness, so myasthenia gravis can be hard to diagnose. Tests used to make a diagnosis include blood, nerve, muscle, and imaging tests.

With treatment, the muscle weakness often gets much better. Medicines can help improve nerve-to-muscle messages and make muscles stronger. Other drugs keep your body from making so many abnormal antibodies. These medicines can have major side effects, so they should be used carefully. There are also treatments which filter abnormal antibodies from the blood or add healthy antibodies from donated blood. Sometimes, surgery to take out the thymus gland helps.

Some people with myasthenia gravis go into remission. This means that they do not have symptoms. The remission is usually temporary, but sometimes it can be permanent.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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Cephalexin Side Effects

Rash (54)
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Vomiting (43)
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Abdominal Pain (27)
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Myalgia (10)
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Urinary Tract Infection (10)
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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

<b><span style='font-weight: normal;'><b>After 6 weeks of oral lamisil I experienced</b>eczema, muscle weakness, asthma, bloody bowels, lower abdominal pain, dizziness, extreme f

<strong></strong><span style='color: #ffa500;'>I am experiencing severe muscular <span style='color: #0000ff;'>pain/muscle tighteningin the diaphragm and sometimes &

<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

2 patients given thiocolchicoside reported of muscular stiffness,uneasiness,insomnia,breathlessness and feeling of restlessness, 2 out of 5 patients have reported such experiences after consuming thiocolchicoside.i strongly recommend to withdraw this

Afeccion cardiaca,pues a pesar de hacer ejercicio se me bloquearon las arterias,por mucho colesterol y tuvieron que hacerme un cateterismo, tengo once aos de que me detectaron la enfermedad. He perdido masa muscular pero nado ycamino dos o tres ve

After 18 months, great fatigue and muscular pain. Is this due to Intragam? consultant thinks I'm being fussy

After a 1 week course of Trimethoprim 200mg. I developed mild thrush on day3, muscle weakness for 1 day on the day after completion of the course and, 3 days after completion generalised urticaria. Not sure if this is delayed sensitivity but I assu

After finnishing the dose for Artequin I started feeling, body twitching, weakness,dizzness, body cramps, headache, neck pain, sore joints and now am at my sixth day after the dose and still experiencing the side effects..

After my first injection on Friday three weeks ago I experienced numbness and weakness Sunday night after injection along with a fever and night sweats. Went back to doctor on Tuesday and had an ultrasound to see if blockages or blood clots everythin

After takin tablets, i am feelimg somewhat uneasyness, feeling weakness, food intake is reduced

MUSCULAR WEAKNESS 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