Review: could Amoxicillin cause Constipation?


Summary

Constipation 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 Zometa, and have Metastases to bone . We study 24,645 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 546 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 35,828 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 135,346 Constipation patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

24,645 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 546 people (2.22%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Constipation?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 72.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 3.45 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 55.77 %
  • male: 44.23 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.47 %
  • 2-9: 2.58 %
  • 10-19: 3.52 %
  • 20-29: 3.99 %
  • 30-39: 3.99 %
  • 40-49: 17.14 %
  • 50-59: 24.41 %
  • 60+: 43.9 %

Severity of Constipation **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 20 %

How people recovered from Constipation **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (274 people, 50.18%)
  • Aredia (199 people, 36.45%)
  • Ambien (160 people, 29.30%)
  • Oxycontin (141 people, 25.82%)
  • Nexium (117 people, 21.43%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Amoxicillin, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Metastases To Bone (93 people, 17.03%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (49 people, 8.97%)
  • Pain (47 people, 8.61%)
  • Depression (31 people, 5.68%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (324 people, 59.34%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (320 people, 58.61%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (256 people, 46.89%)
  • Back Pain (232 people, 42.49%)
  • Joint Pain (231 people, 42.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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