Could Amoxicillin cause 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 . We study 32,879 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA. Among them, 622 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 35,846 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,558 Constipation patients).

On Dec, 26, 2016

32,879 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 622 people (1.89%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Constipation?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 81.82 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 3.03 %

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: 0.62 %
  • 2-9: 2.29 %
  • 10-19: 3.33 %
  • 20-29: 3.33 %
  • 30-39: 3.96 %
  • 40-49: 16.88 %
  • 50-59: 24.79 %
  • 60+: 44.79 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (94 people, 15.11%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (62 people, 9.97%)
  • Pain (55 people, 8.84%)
  • High Blood Pressure (37 people, 5.95%)
  • Depression (37 people, 5.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (287 people, 46.14%)
  • Aredia (202 people, 32.48%)
  • Ambien (165 people, 26.53%)
  • Oxycontin (146 people, 23.47%)
  • Nexium (127 people, 20.42%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (344 people, 55.31%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (329 people, 52.89%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (260 people, 41.80%)
  • Joint Pain (245 people, 39.39%)
  • Back Pain (245 people, 39.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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