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Blister, Oedema Peripheral (8067097-1)
on Jan 17, 2012 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 78 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • thrombosis
  • thrombosis prophylaxis
and was treated with Cefalexine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cefalexin side effects: blister, oedema peripheral. Cefalexine dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Pradaxa (150 Mg)
  • Pradaxa
  • Ondansetron (4 Mg)
Patient was hospitalized.

Raynaud's Phenomenon, Stevens-johnson Syndrome, Urinary Tract Infection (6233788-8)
Patient was taking Cefalexin. Patient felt the following Cefalexin side effects: raynaud's phenomenon, stevens-johnson syndrome, urinary tract infection on Jun 04, 2009 from SINGAPORE Additional patient health information: Female , 30 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • upper respiratory tract infection
and. Cefalexin dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Stevens-johnson Syndrome, Urinary Tract Infection (6232279-8)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 03, 2009 by a Female taking Cefalexin (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • upper respiratory tract infection
and. Location: SINGAPORE , 30 years of age, After Cefalexin was administered, patient encountered several Cefalexin side effects: stevens-johnson syndrome, urinary tract infection. Patient was hospitalized.

Conjunctival Haemorrhage, Gingival Bleeding, Haematuria, International Normalised Ratio Increased (6132698-4)
on Mar 17, 2009 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 70 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • lower respiratory tract infection
  • atrial fibrillation
and was treated with Cefalexin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cefalexin side effects: conjunctival haemorrhage, gingival bleeding, haematuria, international normalised ratio increased. Cefalexin dosage: 500 Mg, Tid.
Associated medications used:
  • Warfarin Sodium (Unk)
  • Atenolol (25 Mg, Bid)
  • Candesartan (2 Mg, Qid)
  • Flecainide Acetate (50 Mg, Bid)
Patient was hospitalized.


Conjunctival Haemorrhage, Gingival Bleeding, Haematuria, International Normalised Ratio Increased (6106914-9)
on Feb 25, 2009 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 70 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • lower respiratory tract infection
  • atrial fibrillation
and was treated with Cefalexin. Patient felt the following Cefalexin side effects: conjunctival haemorrhage, gingival bleeding, haematuria, international normalised ratio increased. Cefalexin dosage: 500 Mg, Tid.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Warfarin Sodium (Unk)
  • Atenolol (25 Mg, Bid)
  • Candesartan (2 Mg, Qd)
  • Flecainide Acetate (50 Mg, Bid)
  • Premarin (1.25 Mg, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

Conjunctival Haemorrhage, Gingival Bleeding, Haematuria, International Normalised Ratio Increased (6104152-7)
Patient was taking Cefalexin. After Cefalexin was administered, patient encountered several Cefalexin side effects: conjunctival haemorrhage, gingival bleeding, haematuria, international normalised ratio increased on Feb 25, 2009 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 70 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • lower respiratory tract infection
  • atrial fibrillation
and. Cefalexin dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Warfarin Sodium
Patient was hospitalized.

Hypophagia, Mouth Ulceration, Pain, Stevens-johnson Syndrome (5947673-X)
Adverse event was reported on Nov 04, 2008 by a Male taking Cefalexin (Dosage: Unk) . Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 62 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cefalexin side effects: hypophagia, mouth ulceration, pain, stevens-johnson syndrome. Patient was hospitalized.

Choking Sensation, Cough, Dyspnoea, Throat Tightness (5763790-1)
on Sep 18, 2007 Female from UNITED STATES , 28 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • blister
and was treated with Cefalexin Capsules (cefalexin). Patient felt the following Cefalexin side effects: choking sensation, cough, dyspnoea, throat tightness. Cefalexin Capsules (cefalexin) dosage: 2000 Mg (500 Mg,4 In 1 D),oral.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Cream E45


Erythema Multiforme, Stevens-johnson Syndrome (5763789-5)
on Jun 27, 2007 Female from UNITED STATES , 53 years of age, was treated with Cefalexin Capsules (cefalexin). After Cefalexin was administered, patient encountered several Cefalexin side effects: erythema multiforme, stevens-johnson syndrome. Cefalexin Capsules (cefalexin) dosage: 1500 Mg (500 Mg,3 In 1 D), Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Lisinopril
  • Metoprolol Succinate
  • Metformin
  • Cosopt
  • Ezetimibe
  • Acetaminophen
Patient was hospitalized.

Blister, Contusion, Fluid Retention, Hypoaesthesia Facial, Mouth Ulceration, Swelling Face, Yellow Skin (5762076-9)
Patient was taking Cefalexin (cefalexin, Cephalexin). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cefalexin side effects: blister, contusion, fluid retention, hypoaesthesia facial, mouth ulceration, swelling face, yellow skin on May 21, 2008 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 25 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • urinary tract infection
and. Cefalexin (cefalexin, Cephalexin) dosage: 500 Mg Oral.
Associated medications used:
  • Folic Acid
  • Hydroxocobalamin (vitamin B Substances)
  • Lansoprazole
  • Motilium (domperidone, Domperidone Maleate)
  • Zopiclone (zopiclone)
Patient was hospitalized.

Erythema, Headache, Joint Swelling, Oedema Peripheral, Pain, Pallor (5348546-6)
Adverse event was reported on May 21, 2007 by a Male taking Cefalexin (cefalexin) (cefalexin) (Dosage: 1df (3/1 Days)) was diagnosed with
  • urinary tract infection
and. Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 60 years of age, Patient felt the following Cefalexin side effects: erythema, headache, joint swelling, oedema peripheral, pain, pallor.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Codeine Phosphate (codeine Phosphate) (codeine)
  • Dutasteride (dutasteride) (dutasteride)
  • Niquitin (nicotine) (nicotine)
  • Nitrofurantoin (nitrofurantoin) (nitrofurantoin)
  • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride (tamsulosin Hydrochloride) (tamsulosin)


Dehydration, Haemolytic Anaemia, Renal Tubular Necrosis (5318755-0)
on Apr 17, 2007 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 14 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • urinary tract infection
and was treated with Cefalexin (cefalexin) (cefalexin). After Cefalexin was administered, patient encountered several Cefalexin side effects: dehydration, haemolytic anaemia, renal tubular necrosis. Cefalexin (cefalexin) (cefalexin) dosage: 250 Mg.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Trimethoprim (trimethoprim) (trimethoprim)
Patient was hospitalized.

Body Temperature Decreased, Chest Pain, Cyanosis, Flank Pain, Gaze Palsy, Heart Rate Decreased, Malaise, Muscle Twitching (4877284-9)
on Nov 16, 2005 Female from , 57 years of age, was treated with Cefalexin 250 Mg Tablets Bp (cefalexin). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cefalexin side effects: body temperature decreased, chest pain, cyanosis, flank pain, gaze palsy, heart rate decreased, malaise, muscle twitching. Cefalexin 250 Mg Tablets Bp (cefalexin) dosage: Intravenous.
Associated medications used:
  • Cefazolin (Intravenous)


Arthropathy, Rash Macular (4554864-1)
Patient was taking Cefalexin (ngx) (cefalexin). Patient felt the following Cefalexin side effects: arthropathy, rash macular on Dec 06, 2004 from Additional patient health information: Female , 48 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • salpingitis
and. Cefalexin (ngx) (cefalexin) dosage: 500 Mg, Tid, Oral.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Metronidazole (400 Mg, Tid, Oral)


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Side Effects reported to FDA: 14. View Cefalexin Adverse Reports

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Reported deaths: 1

Reported hospitalizations: 6

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