Review: could Amoxicillin cause Abdominal Pain?


Summary

Abdominal pain 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 24,635 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 970 have Abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal pain and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in helicobacter infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 34,654 users)

Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, weakness, diarrhea, fatigue (latest reports from 122,068 Abdominal pain patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

24,635 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 970 people (3.94%) have Abdominal Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Abdominal pain?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Abdominal Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 88.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.17 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.08 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.39 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.08 %
  • 10+ years: 0.69 %

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

  • female: 73.98 %
  • male: 26.02 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.5 %
  • 2-9: 3.36 %
  • 10-19: 10.07 %
  • 20-29: 13.31 %
  • 30-39: 14.18 %
  • 40-49: 16.54 %
  • 50-59: 18.16 %
  • 60+: 23.88 %

Severity if Abdominal Pain when taking Amoxicillin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 37.5 %
  • most severe: 12.5 %

How people recovered from Abdominal Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 16.67 %
  • not yet: 83.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (96 people, 9.90%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (80 people, 8.25%)
  • Pain (60 people, 6.19%)
  • Depression (49 people, 5.05%)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (37 people, 3.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (226 people, 23.30%)
  • Aredia (162 people, 16.70%)
  • Ibuprofen (143 people, 14.74%)
  • Levaquin (139 people, 14.33%)
  • Yasmin (135 people, 13.92%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (348 people, 35.88%)
  • Pain (343 people, 35.36%)
  • Vomiting (306 people, 31.55%)
  • Anxiety (306 people, 31.55%)
  • Diarrhoea (304 people, 31.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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