Review: could Amoxicillin cause High Blood Sugar?


Summary

High blood sugar 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 Dexamethasone, and have Depression . We study 24,635 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 170 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in helicobacter infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 34,653 users)

High Blood Sugar

High blood sugar has been reported by people with multi-organ failure, blood glucose increased, sepsis, nausea, hypoglycemia (latest reports from 23,473 High blood sugar patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

24,635 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 170 people (0.69%) have High Blood Sugar


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause High blood sugar?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have High Blood Sugar *:

  • < 1 month: 84.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 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 High Blood Sugar when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 55.42 %
  • male: 44.58 %

Age of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.76 %
  • 2-9: 0.76 %
  • 10-19: 3.79 %
  • 20-29: 10.61 %
  • 30-39: 3.79 %
  • 40-49: 12.88 %
  • 50-59: 26.52 %
  • 60+: 40.91 %

Severity if High Blood Sugar when taking Amoxicillin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from High Blood Sugar **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (13 people, 7.65%)
  • Metastases To Bone (11 people, 6.47%)
  • Anxiety (11 people, 6.47%)
  • Pain (9 people, 5.29%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (9 people, 5.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (65 people, 38.24%)
  • Dexamethasone (65 people, 38.24%)
  • Prednisone (56 people, 32.94%)
  • Neurontin (56 people, 32.94%)
  • Aredia (55 people, 32.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (81 people, 47.65%)
  • Pain (78 people, 45.88%)
  • Back Pain (77 people, 45.29%)
  • Anaemia (75 people, 44.12%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (74 people, 43.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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