Review: could Amoxicillin cause Headache?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 20,922 people who take Amoxicillin. Among them, 1,008 have Headache. See who they are, when they have Headache and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Amoxicillin (latest outcomes from 24,036 users) has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection, sinusitis. Commonly reported side effects of Amoxicillin include pain exacerbated, pain, stress and anxiety, anxiety aggravated, fever.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,169,314 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 20,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 1,083 people (5.18%) 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 (71 people, 6.56%)
- Pain (66 people, 6.09%)
- Depression (60 people, 5.54%)
- Hypertension (55 people, 5.08%)
- Anxiety (53 people, 4.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (274 people, 25.30%)
- Aspirin (191 people, 17.64%)
- Aredia (186 people, 17.17%)
- Prilosec (182 people, 16.81%)
- Vicodin (149 people, 13.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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