Review: could Amoxicillin cause Crohn's disease?
Summary: Crohn's disease could be caused by Amoxicillin, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Accutane, and have Acne.
We study 22,159 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 163 have Crohn's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Crohn's disease and more.
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Amoxicillin (latest outcomes from 24,064 users) has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection.
Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract) (latest reports from 156,431 patients) has been reported by people with acne, pain, inflammatory bowel disease, depression, high blood pressure.
On Apr, 8, 2014: 22,008 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 169 people (0.77%) have Crohn's Disease. They amount to 0.11% of all the 156,315 people who have Crohn's Disease on eHealthMe.
Time on Amoxicillin when people have Crohn's disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Crohn's disease||33.33%||46.15%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.51% |
Gender of people who have Crohn's disease when taking Amoxicillin * :
|Crohn's disease||59.80%||40.20% |
Age of people who have Crohn's disease when taking Amoxicillin * :
|Crohn's disease||0.00%||0.60%||45.24%||16.67%||7.74%||7.74%||17.26%||4.76% |
Severity of Crohn's disease when taking Amoxicillin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Crohn's disease||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Crohn's disease ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (79 people, 46.75%)
- Crohn's disease (29 people, 17.16%)
- Rhinitis (21 people, 12.43%)
- Headache (21 people, 12.43%)
- Skin infection (18 people, 10.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Accutane (131 people, 77.51%)
- Asacol (56 people, 33.14%)
- Prednisone (32 people, 18.93%)
- Claritin (27 people, 15.98%)
- Imuran (25 people, 14.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Cynthia (1 year ago):
My 8-month-old has an ear infection and the dr mentioned this study and recommended that I have the baby ride it out. Any thoughts on this? Basically not giving my baby the antibiotic? Any studies on babies using amox and later getting chrons?
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