Review: could Amoxicillin cause Headache?
Summary: Headache 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 22,284 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,142 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 24,194 Amoxicillin users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,450 Headache patients)
On Apr, 12, 2015: 22,279 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 1,142 people (5.13%) have Headache.
Time on Amoxicillin when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Amoxicillin * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Amoxicillin * :
Severity of Headache when taking Amoxicillin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (76 people, 6.65%)
- Pain (67 people, 5.87%)
- Depression (62 people, 5.43%)
- Hypertension (56 people, 4.90%)
- Anxiety (54 people, 4.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (290 people, 25.39%)
- Aredia (199 people, 17.43%)
- Aspirin (199 people, 17.43%)
- Prilosec (184 people, 16.11%)
- Vicodin (157 people, 13.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Crestor, Dyazide for a 52-year old woman with Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension. The patient has Headache, Night Sweats
- A study of side effects of Lamictal for a 34-year old woman with Mood Disorder. The patient has Lymph Nodes - Swollen, Headache
- A study of drug interactions between Bentyl, Ibuprofen, Phenergan, Xanax, Paxil for a 37-year old woman with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Pain, Nausea, Anxiety, Depression. The patient has Nose - Congested, Headache, Sensation Of Pressure In Ear
- A study of drug interactions between Armour Thyroid, Iodine, Acetaminophen, Amoxicillin for a 58-year old woman with Hypothyroidism, Throat - Sore, Strep Throat. The patient has Red Eye
- A study of side effects of Meclizine for a 35-year old woman with Vertigo. The patient has Headache
Recent Amoxicillin related drug comparison:
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