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 24,635 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,712 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 helicobacter infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 34,654 users)

Fever

Fever has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, erythema multiforme, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective (latest reports from 236,516 Fever patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

24,635 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 1,712 people (6.95%) have Fever


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Fever?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Fever *:

  • < 1 month: 93.52 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.01 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.31 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.93 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.31 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.62 %
  • 10+ years: 0.31 %

Gender of people who have Fever when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 53.05 %
  • male: 46.95 %

Age of people who have Fever when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 4.15 %
  • 2-9: 8.7 %
  • 10-19: 6.96 %
  • 20-29: 8.7 %
  • 30-39: 10.23 %
  • 40-49: 14.72 %
  • 50-59: 17.19 %
  • 60+: 29.1 %

Severity if Fever when taking Amoxicillin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 90 %
  • severe: 10 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Fever **:

  • while on drug: 12.5 %
  • after off the drug: 25.0 %
  • not yet: 62.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (93 people, 5.43%)
  • Pain (75 people, 4.38%)
  • Depression (73 people, 4.26%)
  • Anxiety (60 people, 3.50%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (57 people, 3.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (244 people, 14.25%)
  • Aredia (177 people, 10.34%)
  • Dexamethasone (163 people, 9.52%)
  • Prednisone (161 people, 9.40%)
  • Levaquin (150 people, 8.76%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (349 people, 20.39%)
  • Nausea (329 people, 19.22%)
  • Anxiety (316 people, 18.46%)
  • Fatigue (282 people, 16.47%)
  • Anaemia (268 people, 15.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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