Review: could Amoxicillin cause Hiccups?


Summary

Hiccups is found among people who take Amoxicillin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Dexamethasone, and have Constipation . We study 24,636 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Hiccups. Find out below who they are, when they have Hiccups and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in helicobacter infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 34,654 users)

Hiccups

Hiccups (an involuntary spasm of the diaphragm and respiratory organs, with a sudden closure of the glottis and a sound like a cough) has been reported by people with weight decreased, fever, weakness, diarrhea, pneumonia (latest reports from 4,976 Hiccups patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

24,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 35 people (0.14%) have Hiccups


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Hiccups?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Hiccups *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hiccups when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 11.43 %
  • male: 88.57 %

Age of people who have Hiccups when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.06 %
  • 20-29: 9.09 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.06 %
  • 50-59: 3.03 %
  • 60+: 75.76 %

Severity if Hiccups when taking Amoxicillin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Hiccups **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Constipation (11 people, 31.43%)
  • Pain (3 people, 8.57%)
  • Osteoporosis (3 people, 8.57%)
  • Arthropod Bite (3 people, 8.57%)
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (2 people, 5.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Dexamethasone (14 people, 40.00%)
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen (13 people, 37.14%)
  • Xanax (12 people, 34.29%)
  • Vicodin (12 people, 34.29%)
  • Prilosec (12 people, 34.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (21 people, 60.00%)
  • Nausea (17 people, 48.57%)
  • Back Pain (17 people, 48.57%)
  • Asthenia (16 people, 45.71%)
  • Weight Decreased (15 people, 42.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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