Amoxicillin and Crohn's disease - from FDA reports


Summary

Crohn's disease is found among people who take Amoxicillin, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Accutane, and have Acne . We study 32,879 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA. Among them, 192 have Crohn's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Crohn's disease and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 35,863 users)

Crohn's Disease

Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, acne, pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 156,155 Crohn's disease patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

32,879 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 192 people (0.58%) have Crohn's Disease


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Crohn's disease?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Crohn's Disease *:

  • < 1 month: 34.09 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 15.91 %

Gender of people who have Crohn's Disease when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 59.69 %
  • male: 40.31 %

Age of people who have Crohn's Disease when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.2 %
  • 10-19: 42.51 %
  • 20-29: 13.77 %
  • 30-39: 10.18 %
  • 40-49: 7.19 %
  • 50-59: 18.56 %
  • 60+: 6.59 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Acne (59 people, 30.73%)
  • Headache (23 people, 11.98%)
  • Rhinitis (22 people, 11.46%)
  • Pain (12 people, 6.25%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (10 people, 5.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Accutane (111 people, 57.81%)
  • Asacol (52 people, 27.08%)
  • Claritin (30 people, 15.62%)
  • Prednisone (28 people, 14.58%)
  • Remicade (25 people, 13.02%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (100 people, 52.08%)
  • Colitis (84 people, 43.75%)
  • Depression (75 people, 39.06%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (70 people, 36.46%)
  • Headache (62 people, 32.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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