Review: could Amoxicillin cause Crohn's disease?
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 22,254 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 has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 24,165 Amoxicillin users)
Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract) has been reported by people with acne, pain, inflammatory bowel disease, depression, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 75,759 Crohn's disease patients)
On Dec, 31, 2014: 22,244 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 169 people (0.76%) have Crohn's Disease.
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 (2 years 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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My 5yo daughter has been on Amox. For 2 days. Also started screaming at night, after a deep sleep. Getting up, crying.. for some reason holding her mouth. When asked whats wrong, cant explain as seems to be sleepwalking. Last night washing her face with cold water worked, today it didnt. Kept screaming, saying something about her mouth. Very hard to understand. After holding her tight and switching on TV, she relaxed. Started talking about bring tired. When asked what was wrong with her mouth, she seemed surprised. As if nothing had happened. Very strange...
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