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Cefalexin and minor heart issues

Hi all,
Just been prescribed this and have taken one yesterday afternoon, one last night, one two hours ago. Main side effect was tiredness and a weakish or perception of a weak heart rate, no dizziness upon standing or out or pain. Is this a normal reaction or a hypersensitivity.
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What are you taking it for? What infection is weakening your heart rate?

Fatigue is definitely a side effect of it - https://www.rxlist.com/consumer_cephalexin_keflex/drugs-condition.htm#what_are_side_effects_associated_with_using_cephalexin

Most things I found by Googling say it increases your heart rate, not weaken it - https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/cephalexin-oral-route/side-effects/drg-20073325

Orchitis can cause testicular atrophy, but is this what you are treating?


If you are treating it, I wouldn't worry about that.

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Also another thing I wanted to ask if I have orchitis with it, which by the looks of things I do, could this actually cause atrophy? Doc says continue as normal the heart rate is probably the infection itself.
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I know most on here aren't doctors but I'd be curious if anyone here who had taken or before had the same response. I'll probably check with my doc tomorrow but I don't want to come off like a hypochondriac which I kinda am anyway. Still I wanna be safe.
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