Amoxicillin and Constipation - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Amoxicillin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 35,395 people who have side effects when taking Amoxicillin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 05, 2017

35,395 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 668 people (1.89%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Constipation?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 88.64 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 2.27 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 56.5 %
  • male: 43.5 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.97 %
  • 2-9: 2.33 %
  • 10-19: 3.11 %
  • 20-29: 3.31 %
  • 30-39: 4.47 %
  • 40-49: 15.95 %
  • 50-59: 23.93 %
  • 60+: 45.91 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (94 people, 14.07%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (76 people, 11.38%)
  • Pain (60 people, 8.98%)
  • High Blood Pressure (49 people, 7.34%)
  • Depression (37 people, 5.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (296 people, 44.31%)
  • Aredia (203 people, 30.39%)
  • Ambien (166 people, 24.85%)
  • Oxycontin (152 people, 22.75%)
  • Nexium (128 people, 19.16%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (348 people, 52.10%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (330 people, 49.40%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (260 people, 38.92%)
  • Back Pain (256 people, 38.32%)
  • Joint Pain (249 people, 37.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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