Review: could Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium cause Leukopenia?


Leukopenia is found among people who take Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Pneumonia . We study 3,434 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 have Leukopenia. Find out below who they are, when they have Leukopenia and more.

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Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium

Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium has active ingredients of amoxicillin; clavulanate potassium. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium 3,579 users)


Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood) has been reported by people with hepatitis c, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, preventive health care (latest reports from 25,366 Leukopenia patients).

On Oct, 23, 2016

3,434 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium.
Among them, 33 people (0.96%) have Leukopenia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium cause Leukopenia?

Time on Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium when people have Leukopenia *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Leukopenia when taking Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium *:

  • female: 51.52 %
  • male: 48.48 %

Age of people who have Leukopenia when taking Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.25 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 3.12 %
  • 50-59: 3.12 %
  • 60+: 87.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pneumonia (11 people, 33.33%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (10 people, 30.30%)
  • Hypertension (8 people, 24.24%)
  • Gout (7 people, 21.21%)
  • Renal Failure Chronic (6 people, 18.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (13 people, 39.39%)
  • Allopurinol (11 people, 33.33%)
  • Azithromycin (10 people, 30.30%)
  • Aspirin (10 people, 30.30%)
  • Warfarin Sodium (9 people, 27.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Prothrombin Time Shortened (9 people, 27.27%)
  • Oliguria (9 people, 27.27%)
  • Drug Interaction (9 people, 27.27%)
  • Blood Creatinine Increased (9 people, 27.27%)
  • Neutropenia (8 people, 24.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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