Review: could Amoxicillin cause Anorexia?
Summary: Anorexia is found among people who take Amoxicillin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lansoprazole, and have Type 2 diabetes. We study 22,292 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 242 have Anorexia. Find out below who they are, when they have Anorexia 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)
Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight) has been reported by people with depression, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, pain, hepatitis c. (latest reports from 30,833 Anorexia patients)
On May, 22, 2015: 22,292 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 242 people (1.09%) have Anorexia.
Time on Amoxicillin when people have Anorexia * :
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Gender of people who have Anorexia when taking Amoxicillin * :
Age of people who have Anorexia when taking Amoxicillin * :
Severity of Anorexia when taking Amoxicillin ** :
How people recovered from Anorexia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (29 people, 11.98%)
- Reflux oesophagitis (23 people, 9.50%)
- Helicobacter infection (20 people, 8.26%)
- Hypertension (18 people, 7.44%)
- Pain (18 people, 7.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lansoprazole (51 people, 21.07%)
- Aspirin (46 people, 19.01%)
- Omeprazole (44 people, 18.18%)
- Amoxicillin trihydrate (38 people, 15.70%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (37 people, 15.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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