Could Amoxicillin cause Headaches - from FDA reports


Summary

Headaches 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 24,644 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA. Among them, 1,096 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 35,830 users)

Headaches

Headaches has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,965 Headaches patients).

On Nov, 17, 2016

24,644 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 1,096 people (4.45%) have Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Headaches?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 70.2 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.32 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.66 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.66 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.64 %
  • 10+ years: 5.3 %

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 64.19 %
  • male: 35.81 %

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.62 %
  • 10-19: 9.74 %
  • 20-29: 7.79 %
  • 30-39: 10.17 %
  • 40-49: 18.18 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 27.49 %

Severity of Headaches **:

  • least: 7.14 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 42.86 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (84 people, 7.66%)
  • Pain (72 people, 6.57%)
  • Depression (64 people, 5.84%)
  • High Blood Pressure (60 people, 5.47%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (58 people, 5.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (311 people, 28.38%)
  • Aredia (216 people, 19.71%)
  • Prilosec (173 people, 15.78%)
  • Aspirin (172 people, 15.69%)
  • Vicodin (163 people, 14.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (423 people, 38.59%)
  • Pain (419 people, 38.23%)
  • Back Pain (346 people, 31.57%)
  • Fatigue (340 people, 31.02%)
  • Nausea (336 people, 30.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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