Could Amoxicillin cause Anorexia - from FDA reports


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 Omeprazole, and have Pain . We study 24,645 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA. Among them, 216 have Anorexia. Find out below who they are, when they have Anorexia and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 35,830 users)

Anorexia

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, hepatitis c, pain (latest reports from 30,807 Anorexia patients).

On Nov, 25, 2016

24,645 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 216 people (0.88%) have Anorexia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Anorexia?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Anorexia *:

  • < 1 month: 88.1 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.9 %
  • 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 Anorexia when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 44.98 %
  • male: 55.02 %

Age of people who have Anorexia when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.07 %
  • 10-19: 7.77 %
  • 20-29: 2.07 %
  • 30-39: 14.51 %
  • 40-49: 10.88 %
  • 50-59: 6.74 %
  • 60+: 55.96 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (44 people, 20.37%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (37 people, 17.13%)
  • Aspirin (37 people, 17.13%)
  • Simvastatin (34 people, 15.74%)
  • Amlodipine (28 people, 12.96%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (17 people, 7.87%)
  • Helicobacter Infection (15 people, 6.94%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Weight Decreased (89 people, 41.20%)
  • Weakness (84 people, 38.89%)
  • Nausea (54 people, 25.00%)
  • Rashes (47 people, 21.76%)
  • Cough (42 people, 19.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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