Review: could Amoxicillin cause Anaphylaxis?
Summary: Anaphylaxis 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 Prednisolone, and have Infection. We study 22,292 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 354 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.
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Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 24,200 Amoxicillin users)
Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain. (latest reports from 28,939 Anaphylaxis patients)
On May, 4, 2015: 22,284 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 354 people (1.59%) have Anaphylaxis.
Time on Amoxicillin when people have Anaphylaxis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Amoxicillin * :
Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Amoxicillin * :
Severity of Anaphylaxis when taking Amoxicillin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anaphylaxis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Infection (22 people, 6.21%)
- Lower respiratory tract infection (19 people, 5.37%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 3.39%)
- Toothache (11 people, 3.11%)
- Tooth abscess (10 people, 2.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisolone (28 people, 7.91%)
- Clarithromycin (27 people, 7.63%)
- Omeprazole (25 people, 7.06%)
- Furosemide (23 people, 6.50%)
- Lisinopril (21 people, 5.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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