Amoxicillin side effects - from FDA reports


Summary

In this review, we analyze Amoxicillin side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin. The review is based on 36,652 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>


Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 39,679 users)

On Oct, 21, 2017

36,652 people who take Amoxicillin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Amoxicillin side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • urticaria
  • vomiting
  • rash
  • pruritus
  • renal failure acute
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • swelling face
  • pneumonia
1 - 6 months:
  • scar
  • weight decreased
  • oral discomfort
  • renal failure acute
  • swelling face
  • acoustic neuroma
  • colonic stenosis
  • dyspnoea
  • pyrexia
  • rash
6 - 12 months:
  • flight of ideas
  • hypocalcaemia
  • peripheral nerve lesion
  • somnolence
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • visceral congestion
  • wisdom teeth removal
  • appendicitis
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • depression
1 - 2 years:
  • gallbladder disorder
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • adrenocortical insufficiency chronic
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • pneumonia primary atypical
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
2 - 5 years:
  • emotional distress
  • abscess
  • anxiety
  • pulmonary embolism
  • suicide attempt
  • weight decreased
  • aggression
  • depression
  • intentional overdose
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
5 - 10 years:
  • abscess
  • anxiety
  • temporomandibular joint syndrome
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • pain
  • suicide attempt
  • aggression
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • peripheral sensory neuropathy
  • abdominal pain
10+ years:
  • visual acuity reduced
  • weight decreased
  • pulmonary embolism
  • thrombosis
  • ulnar nerve injury
  • anxiety
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • chest pain
  • emotional distress
  • henoch-schonlein purpura
not specified:
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • rash
  • urticaria
  • pyrexia
  • pain
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • pulmonary embolism

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • vomiting
  • rash
  • urticaria
  • weight decreased
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • nausea
  • pruritus
  • weight increased
male:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • rash
  • urticaria
  • pyrexia
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • thrombocytopenia
  • drug ineffective
  • renal failure acute
  • pruritus

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • urticaria
  • vomiting
  • premature baby
  • rash
  • rash generalised
  • rash maculo-papular
  • rash macular
  • pyrexia
  • drug ineffective
  • foetal growth restriction
2-9:
  • rash
  • vomiting
  • urticaria
  • drug ineffective
  • swelling face
  • pyrexia
  • stomatitis
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • psychomotor hyperactivity
  • abdominal pain
10-19:
  • vomiting
  • urticaria
  • pain
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • nausea
  • drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms
  • thrombocytopenia
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • pulmonary embolism
20-29:
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • urticaria
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pruritus
  • rash
  • weight decreased
  • abdominal pain upper
  • nausea
30-39:
  • vomiting
  • urticaria
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pain
  • weight decreased
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • nausea
  • pruritus
  • rash
40-49:
  • vomiting
  • urticaria
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • rash
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • wheezing
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pyrexia
  • tremor
50-59:
  • vomiting
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • urticaria
  • weight decreased
  • rash
  • pyrexia
  • weight increased
  • pneumonia
  • pruritus
  • nausea
60+:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • rash
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • renal failure acute
  • urticaria
  • diarrhoea
  • thrombocytopenia
  • pruritus
  • pyrexia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Subscribe to the study: get notified of updates to the study.

Are you taking Amoxicillin?

Expand the study to include reports from both FDA and eHealthMe

Amoxicillin side effects from FDA and eHealthMe reports

Related studies

All Amoxicillin side effects from A to Z

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

On eHealthMe, Amoxicillin (amoxicillin) is often used to treat helicobacter infection. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

What is the drug used for and how effecitve is it:

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Amoxicillin

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Amoxicillin