Review: could Amoxicillin cause Abdominal Cramps?


Summary

Abdominal cramps is found among people who take Amoxicillin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Contraception . We study 25,789 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,094 have Abdominal cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal cramps and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 27,584 users)

Abdominal Cramps

Abdominal cramps has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, abdominal pain upper, cholecystitis chronic, abdominal pain (latest reports from 75,742 Abdominal cramps patients).

On Jul, 24, 2016

25,789 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 1,094 people (4.24%) have Abdominal Cramps


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Abdominal cramps?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Abdominal Cramps *:

  • < 1 month: 86.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.02 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.15 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.15 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.87 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.3 %
  • 10+ years: 1.72 %

Gender of people who have Abdominal Cramps when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 72.16 %
  • male: 27.84 %

Age of people who have Abdominal Cramps when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.43 %
  • 2-9: 3.32 %
  • 10-19: 9.32 %
  • 20-29: 13.18 %
  • 30-39: 15.33 %
  • 40-49: 17.04 %
  • 50-59: 17.79 %
  • 60+: 23.58 %

Severity if Abdominal Cramps when taking Amoxicillin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 53.85 %
  • severe: 30.77 %
  • most severe: 15.38 %

How people recovered from Abdominal Cramps **:

  • while on drug: 9.09 %
  • after off the drug: 18.18 %
  • not yet: 72.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (102 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (77 people)
  • Pain (58 people)
  • Depression (50 people)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (39 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (243 people)
  • Aredia (167 people)
  • Levaquin (152 people)
  • Ambien (141 people)
  • Yasmin (135 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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