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Review: could Amoxicillin cause Diverticulitis?

We study 22,204 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 103 have Diverticulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diverticulitis and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin (latest outcomes from 24,111 users) has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection.

Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) (latest reports from 64,143 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 22,201 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 103 people (0.46%) have Diverticulitis. They amount to 0.16% of all the 64,130 people who have Diverticulitis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Diverticulitis in Amoxicillin reports

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Diverticulitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diverticulitis60.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Amoxicillin * :

FemaleMale
Diverticulitis58.10%41.90%

Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Amoxicillin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diverticulitis0.00%0.00%1.03%0.00%0.00%13.40%34.02%51.55%

Severity of Diverticulitis when taking Amoxicillin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Diverticulitis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (22 people, 21.36%)
  2. Hypertension (6 people, 5.83%)
  3. Epilepsy (5 people, 4.85%)
  4. Pain in extremity (4 people, 3.88%)
  5. Bronchitis (4 people, 3.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (51 people, 49.51%)
  2. Aspirin (45 people, 43.69%)
  3. Aredia (39 people, 37.86%)
  4. Lasix (30 people, 29.13%)
  5. Potassium chloride (30 people, 29.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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