Review: could Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium cause Leukopenia?
Summary: 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 3,259 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 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 3,334 Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium users)
Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer. (latest reports from 19,853 Leukopenia patients)
On May, 10, 2015: 3,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium. Among them, 39 people (1.20%) have Leukopenia.
Time on Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium when people have Leukopenia * :
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Gender of people who have Leukopenia when taking Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium * :
Age of people who have Leukopenia when taking Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium * :
Severity of Leukopenia when taking Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium ** :
How people recovered from Leukopenia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pneumonia (11 people, 28.21%)
- Atrial fibrillation (10 people, 25.64%)
- Hypertension (8 people, 20.51%)
- Gout (7 people, 17.95%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (6 people, 15.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (13 people, 33.33%)
- Allopurinol (11 people, 28.21%)
- Aspirin (11 people, 28.21%)
- Amoxicillin (11 people, 28.21%)
- Warfarin sodium (10 people, 25.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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