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 25,789 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,012 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 Amoxicillin 27,584 users)

Fever

Fever has been reported by people with erythema multiforme, thrombocytopenia, rashes, renal failure acute, drug ineffective (latest reports from 165,630 Fever patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

25,789 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 2,012 people (7.8%) have Fever


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Fever?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Fever *:

  • < 1 month: 94.05 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.48 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.48 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.24 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.24 %
  • 10+ years: 0.24 %

Gender of people who have Fever when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 51.72 %
  • male: 48.28 %

Age of people who have Fever when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 3.93 %
  • 2-9: 8.94 %
  • 10-19: 6.69 %
  • 20-29: 8.66 %
  • 30-39: 10.29 %
  • 40-49: 14.61 %
  • 50-59: 16.08 %
  • 60+: 30.58 %

Severity if Fever when taking Amoxicillin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 90.91 %
  • severe: 9.09 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Fever **:

  • while on drug: 11.11 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 55.56 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (87 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (81 people)
  • Pain (68 people)
  • Depression (68 people)
  • Prophylaxis (56 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (258 people)
  • Prednisone (183 people)
  • Aredia (181 people)
  • Levaquin (166 people)
  • Acetaminophen (163 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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