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Review: could Amoxicillin cause Fever?

Summary: Fever 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 Metastases to bone.

We study 22,270 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,721 have Fever. Find out below who they are, when they have Fever and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 24,178 Amoxicillin users)

Fever

Fever has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 168,821 Fever patients)

On Feb, 24, 2015: 22,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 1,721 people (7.73%) have Fever.

Trend of Fever in Amoxicillin reports

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Fever * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fever93.41%5.16%0.00%0.57%0.29%0.29%0.29%

Gender of people who have Fever when taking Amoxicillin * :

FemaleMale
Fever51.83%48.17%

Age of people who have Fever when taking Amoxicillin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fever3.75%8.62%6.44%8.00%9.75%14.88%17.56%31.00%

Severity of Fever when taking Amoxicillin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fever0.00%90.91%9.09%0.00%

How people recovered from Fever ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fever12.50%37.50%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (95 people, 5.52%)
  2. Pain (73 people, 4.24%)
  3. Depression (70 people, 4.07%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (59 people, 3.43%)
  5. Anxiety (58 people, 3.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (235 people, 13.65%)
  2. Aspirin (188 people, 10.92%)
  3. Aredia (169 people, 9.82%)
  4. Prednisone (155 people, 9.01%)
  5. Dexamethasone (155 people, 9.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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