Related topic: Amoxicillin, Anaphylaxis
Review: could Amoxicillin cause Anaphylaxis?
Summary: Anaphylaxis could be caused by Amoxicillin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Prednisolone, and have Infection.
We study 22,159 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 (latest outcomes from 24,064 users) has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection.
Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) (latest reports from 107,197 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 22,008 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 354 people (1.61%) have Anaphylaxis. They amount to 0.33% of all the 106,967 people who have Anaphylaxis on eHealthMe.
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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