Review: could Amoxicillin cause Diverticulitis?
Summary: Diverticulitis 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 22,284 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.
You are not alone: join a support group for people who take Amoxicillin and have Diverticulitis >>>
Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 24,194 Amoxicillin users)
Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 10,154 Diverticulitis patients)
On Mar, 28, 2015: 22,279 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 103 people (0.46%) have Diverticulitis.
Time on Amoxicillin when people have Diverticulitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Amoxicillin * :
Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Amoxicillin * :
Severity of Diverticulitis when taking Amoxicillin ** :
How people recovered from Diverticulitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (22 people, 21.36%)
- Hypertension (6 people, 5.83%)
- Epilepsy (5 people, 4.85%)
- Pain in extremity (4 people, 3.88%)
- Bronchitis (4 people, 3.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (51 people, 49.51%)
- Aspirin (45 people, 43.69%)
- Aredia (39 people, 37.86%)
- Lasix (30 people, 29.13%)
- Potassium chloride (30 people, 29.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Get connected: join our support group of amoxicillin and diverticulitis on
Do you have Diverticulitis while taking Amoxicillin?
You are not alone! Join a support group on :
- support group for people who take Amoxicillin and have Diverticulitis
- support group for people who take Amoxicillin
- support group for people who have Diverticulitis
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Armour Thyroid, Iodine, Acetaminophen, Amoxicillin for a 58-year old woman with Hypothyroidism, Throat - Sore, Strep Throat. The patient has Red Eye
- A study of side effects of Escitalopram for a 55-year old woman with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. The patient has Diverticulitis, Severe Back Pain Radiating Down Leg Back And Front
- A study of drug interactions between Iscador, Amoxicillin for a 11-year old boy with Lung Cancer, Throat Infection.
- A study of side effects of Amoxicillin for a 53-year old woman with Abscess - Tooth. The patient has Smoker
- A study of drug interactions between Amoxicillin, Cyclosporine, Percocet for a 18-year old girl with Infection, Immune Status, Pain. The patient has Eczema Vesicular
Recent Amoxicillin related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.