Review: could Amoxicillin cause Abdominal cramps?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 20,922 people who take Amoxicillin. Among them, 1,122 have Abdominal cramps. See who they are, when they have Abdominal cramps and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Amoxicillin (latest outcomes from 24,036 users) has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection, sinusitis. Commonly reported side effects of Amoxicillin include pain exacerbated, pain, stress and anxiety, anxiety aggravated, fever.
Abdominal cramps (latest reports from 605,602 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, pain, acupuncture and pain.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 20,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 831 people (3.98%) have Abdominal Cramps.
Time on Amoxicillin when people have Abdominal cramps * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Abdominal cramps||86.61%||5.36%||1.79%||1.79%||1.79%||1.79%||0.89% |
Gender of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Amoxicillin * :
|Abdominal cramps||72.32%||27.68% |
Age of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Amoxicillin * :
|Abdominal cramps||0.55%||3.42%||10.27%||13.42%||14.93%||16.03%||18.36%||23.01% |
Severity of Abdominal cramps when taking Amoxicillin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Abdominal cramps||0.00%||40.00%||40.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Abdominal cramps ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Abdominal cramps||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (92 people, 11.07%)
- Multiple myeloma (72 people, 8.66%)
- Pain (60 people, 7.22%)
- Depression (43 people, 5.17%)
- Premenstrual syndrome (34 people, 4.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (184 people, 22.14%)
- Aredia (134 people, 16.13%)
- Ibuprofen (122 people, 14.68%)
- Levaquin (122 people, 14.68%)
- Yasmin (120 people, 14.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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