Review: taking Amoxicillin and Flagyl together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Amoxicillin and Flagyl together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amoxicillin and Flagyl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,847 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in helicobacter infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 34,654 users)

Flagyl

Flagyl has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Flagyl 14,732 users)

On Sep, 19, 2016

1,847 people who take Amoxicillin, Flagyl are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Amoxicillin and Flagyl drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Amoxicillin:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 16 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Flagyl:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 16 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Amoxicillin:
  • female: 20.0% - (3 of 15 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 6 people)
Flagyl:
  • female: 14.0% - (2 of 14 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 6 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Amoxicillin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
Flagyl:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • thrombocytopenia
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • depression
  • pyrexia
  • abdominal pain
  • depressed mood
1 - 6 months:
  • cytolytic hepatitis
  • pain
  • swelling face
  • crohn's disease
  • urinary tract infection
  • abscess rupture
  • anxiety
  • bone disorder
  • deformity
  • dental fistula
6 - 12 months:
  • anaemia
  • parkinsonism
  • sedation
  • urinary tract infection
  • dizziness postural
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • eczema
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • idiosyncratic drug reaction
  • salivary hypersecretion
1 - 2 years:
  • gallbladder disorder
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • cholecystitis
  • aseptic necrosis bone
  • bone disorder
  • cholelithiasis
  • aortic dissection rupture
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • crohn's disease
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • abdominal pain upper
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • anhedonia
  • cholelithiasis
  • depression
  • pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • acne
  • bacterial infection
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cough
  • escherichia urinary tract infection
  • femur fracture
  • inflammation
  • low turnover osteopathy
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
male:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • injury
  • arthralgia
  • anaemia
  • bone disorder
  • diarrhoea
  • back pain
  • fatigue

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature baby
  • respiratory distress
  • thrombocytopenia
  • meningitis neonatal
  • neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
  • aortic valve incompetence
  • atrial septal defect
  • cyanosis neonatal
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
2-9:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pyrexia
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • b-cell lymphoma
  • chronic sinusitis
  • conjunctivitis
  • cough
  • ear infection
  • eczema
10-19:
  • anxiety
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • crohn's disease
  • pain
  • cholelithiasis
  • injury
  • abdominal pain
  • colitis ulcerative
  • headache
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
20-29:
  • pain
  • injury
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • urinary tract infection
  • emotional distress
  • vomiting
  • insomnia
30-39:
  • pyrexia
  • depression
  • back pain
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • cholelithiasis
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • pulmonary embolism
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • bone disorder
  • arthralgia
  • myalgia
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • anaemia
  • general physical health deterioration
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • injury
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • tooth extraction
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • osteoarthritis
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • arthralgia
  • injury
  • dyspnoea
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • hypoaesthesia
  • pain in jaw

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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