Could Amoxicillin cause Diverticulitis - from FDA reports


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 24,645 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA. Among them, 109 have Diverticulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diverticulitis and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 35,830 users)

Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 14,665 Diverticulitis patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

24,645 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 109 people (0.44%) have Diverticulitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Diverticulitis?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Diverticulitis *:

  • < 1 month: 80 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 57.8 %
  • male: 42.2 %

Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.02 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.02 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 33.67 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (56 people, 51.38%)
  • Aredia (42 people, 38.53%)
  • Aspirin (38 people, 34.86%)
  • Lasix (32 people, 29.36%)
  • Acyclovir (30 people, 27.52%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Myeloma (24 people, 22.02%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (67 people, 61.47%)
  • Pain (63 people, 57.80%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (53 people, 48.62%)
  • Osteoarthritis (40 people, 36.70%)
  • Infection (40 people, 36.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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