Review: could Amoxicillin cause Headache?
We study 22,194 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,010 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Amoxicillin (latest outcomes from 24,104 users) has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,203,603 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 22,190 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 1,142 people (5.15%) have Headache. They amount to 0.10% of all the 1,186,030 people who have Headache on eHealthMe.
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How people recovered from Headache ** :
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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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Developed influenza symptoms last Wednesday. Went to family physician on Thursday who prescribed Amoxicillin. Symptoms then began to worsen, feeling extremely weak, headache, loss of appetite, restless, diarrhea and back pain. Went to the ER on Sunday began vomiting at the hospital. Given IV fluids. Bloodwork and swabs taken and X-rays done. Nasal swab came back positive for influenza B. Put into isolation. Sodium levels very low. Still feeling very weak with intermittent back pain, diarrhe and vomiting when ingesting food.
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