Review: could Amoxicillin cause Hiccups?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 3, 2014)
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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, 31 have Hiccups. See who they are, when they have Hiccups 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.
Hiccups (an involuntary spasm of the diaphragm and respiratory organs, with a sudden closure of the glottis and a sound like a cough) (latest reports from 15,707 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, quit smoking, pain.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 20,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 29 people (0.14%) have Hiccups.
Time on Amoxicillin when people have Hiccups * :
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Gender of people who have Hiccups when taking Amoxicillin * :
Age of people who have Hiccups when taking Amoxicillin * :
Severity of Hiccups when taking Amoxicillin ** :
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How people recovered from Hiccups ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Constipation (11 people, 37.93%)
- Pain (2 people, 6.90%)
- Pneumonia (2 people, 6.90%)
- Gingival oedema (2 people, 6.90%)
- Non-small cell lung cancer (2 people, 6.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Promethazine (13 people, 44.83%)
- Aspirin (13 people, 44.83%)
- Dexamethasone (13 people, 44.83%)
- Toprol-xl (13 people, 44.83%)
- Prilosec (12 people, 41.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Greg (3 years ago):
I was given a course of Amoicillin. I took the first dose on a Thursday afternoon and started with hiccups on Saturday afternoon. These increased in intensity and I had hiccups for approx. 6 hour spells every 4-8 second intervals. I took the last capsule on the following Thursday morning and when I awoke the next day, they had gone. What a horrible expereince.
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