Review: could Amoxicillin cause Cough?


Summary

Cough 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 Multiple myeloma . We study 24,633 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 841 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in helicobacter infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 26,903 users)

Cough

Cough has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, diarrhea (latest reports from 92,332 Cough patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

24,633 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 841 people (3.41%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Cough?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 80.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 1.54 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.08 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.38 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 51.4 %
  • male: 48.6 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 2.53 %
  • 2-9: 4.35 %
  • 10-19: 4.63 %
  • 20-29: 4.78 %
  • 30-39: 6.74 %
  • 40-49: 14.33 %
  • 50-59: 24.44 %
  • 60+: 38.06 %

Severity if Cough when taking Amoxicillin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Cough **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (60 people, 7.13%)
  • Pain (49 people, 5.83%)
  • Metastases To Bone (41 people, 4.88%)
  • Asthma (38 people, 4.52%)
  • Osteoporosis (34 people, 4.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (222 people, 26.40%)
  • Aspirin (167 people, 19.86%)
  • Aredia (140 people, 16.65%)
  • Coumadin (129 people, 15.34%)
  • Omeprazole (126 people, 14.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (327 people, 38.88%)
  • Anxiety (306 people, 36.39%)
  • Fatigue (263 people, 31.27%)
  • Dyspnoea (263 people, 31.27%)
  • Pyrexia (254 people, 30.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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