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Review: could Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation could be caused by Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Cephalexin, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 3,240 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 45 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 3,231 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium. Among them, 45 people (1.39%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.01% of all the 504,692 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium reports

Time on Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium * :

FemaleMale
Constipation71.11%28.89%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%11.43%14.29%0.00%17.14%57.14%

Severity of Constipation when taking Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (11 people, 24.44%)
  2. Metastases to bone (6 people, 13.33%)
  3. Haemorrhoids (6 people, 13.33%)
  4. Anaemia (3 people, 6.67%)
  5. Bronchitis acute (2 people, 4.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cephalexin (22 people, 48.89%)
  2. Zometa (21 people, 46.67%)
  3. Ciprofloxacin (17 people, 37.78%)
  4. Ambien (16 people, 35.56%)
  5. Omeprazole (16 people, 35.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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