Could Amoxicillin cause Anorexia - from FDA reports
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 32,879 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA. Among them, 218 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 Amoxicillin 35,846 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, hepatitis c, pain (latest reports from 30,808 Anorexia patients).
On Dec, 30, 2016
32,879 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 218 people (0.66%) have Anorexia
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 45.02 %
- male: 54.98 %
Age of people who have Anorexia when taking Amoxicillin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 2.05 %
- 10-19: 7.69 %
- 20-29: 2.05 %
- 30-39: 14.36 %
- 40-49: 10.77 %
- 50-59: 6.67 %
- 60+: 56.41 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (17 people, 7.80%)
- Helicobacter Infection (15 people, 6.88%)
- Depression (8 people, 3.67%)
- Gastric Ulcer (7 people, 3.21%)
- Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 2.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Omeprazole (44 people, 20.18%)
- Levothyroxine Sodium (37 people, 16.97%)
- Aspirin (37 people, 16.97%)
- Simvastatin (34 people, 15.60%)
- Amlodipine (28 people, 12.84%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Decreased (90 people, 41.28%)
- Weakness (86 people, 39.45%)
- Nausea (54 people, 24.77%)
- Rashes (47 people, 21.56%)
- Cough (42 people, 19.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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