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 24,015 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 108 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 helicobacter infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 26,085 users)

Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with tendon rupture, rashes, weakness, diarrhea, joint pain (latest reports from 10,646 Diverticulitis patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

24,015 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 108 people (0.45%) 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: 58.33 %
  • male: 41.67 %

Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.03 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.03 %
  • 40-49: 14.43 %
  • 50-59: 34.02 %
  • 60+: 49.48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (22 people)
  • Osteoporosis (5 people)
  • Epilepsy (5 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (4 people)
  • Bone Lesion (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (56 people)
  • Aredia (42 people)
  • Aspirin (38 people)
  • Lasix (32 people)
  • Selenium (30 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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