Review: taking Amoxicillin and Flagyl together


Summary

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 1,424 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 26,085 users)

Flagyl

Flagyl has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Flagyl 11,791 users)

On Aug, 23, 2016

1,424 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:
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • nausea
  • thrombocytopenia
  • pyrexia
  • headache
  • hypertension
  • diarrhoea
  • malaise
  • pain
1 - 6 months:
  • cytolytic hepatitis
  • pain
  • nausea
  • abscess rupture
  • anxiety
  • bone disorder
  • deformity
  • dental fistula
  • gastroduodenal ulcer
  • helicobacter infection
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
  • cholecystitis
  • abdominal pain
  • aseptic necrosis bone
  • bone disorder
  • cholelithiasis
  • aortic dissection rupture
  • cholecystitis chronic
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • abdominal pain upper
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • anhedonia
  • depression
  • cholelithiasis
  • 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
  • anaemia
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • anaemia
  • hypoaesthesia
male:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • injury
  • arthralgia
  • anaemia
  • bone disorder
  • back pain
  • osteomyelitis
  • cardiomegaly

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • respiratory distress
  • thrombocytopenia
  • meningitis neonatal
  • aortic valve incompetence
  • atrial septal defect
  • cyanosis neonatal
  • meningitis aseptic
  • meningitis enteroviral
  • pulmonary valve stenosis
  • 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
  • pain
  • cholelithiasis
  • injury
  • colitis ulcerative
  • headache
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • crohn's disease
  • depression
20-29:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • insomnia
  • urinary tract infection
  • vomiting
  • gallbladder disorder
30-39:
  • depression
  • pyrexia
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • back pain
  • cholelithiasis
  • dyspnoea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal pain
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • bone disorder
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • general physical health deterioration
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • decreased interest
  • myalgia
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • injury
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • tooth extraction
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • osteoarthritis
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • diarrhoea
  • injury
  • arthralgia
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • hypoaesthesia
  • pain in jaw
  • back pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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