Could Amoxicillin cause Anaphylaxis - from FDA reports


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 Omeprazole, and have Infection . We study 32,879 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA. Among them, 545 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 35,846 users)

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with asthma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, preventive health care (latest reports from 41,102 Anaphylaxis patients).

On Dec, 25, 2016

32,879 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 545 people (1.66%) have Anaphylaxis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Anaphylaxis?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Anaphylaxis *:

  • < 1 month: 98.53 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 1.47 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 58.37 %
  • male: 41.63 %

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.22 %
  • 2-9: 2.23 %
  • 10-19: 3.35 %
  • 20-29: 4.46 %
  • 30-39: 10.04 %
  • 40-49: 15.4 %
  • 50-59: 21.88 %
  • 60+: 42.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (28 people, 5.14%)
  • Infection (28 people, 5.14%)
  • Tooth Abscess (21 people, 3.85%)
  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 3.85%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (14 people, 2.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (29 people, 5.32%)
  • Prednisolone (27 people, 4.95%)
  • Clarithromycin (26 people, 4.77%)
  • Furosemide (24 people, 4.40%)
  • Ibuprofen (22 people, 4.04%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (77 people, 14.13%)
  • Hypotension (75 people, 13.76%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (59 people, 10.83%)
  • Urticaria (48 people, 8.81%)
  • Itching (41 people, 7.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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