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Review: could Amoxicillin cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?





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 Metastases to bone.

We study 22,244 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 159 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 infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 24,153 users)

High blood sugar

High blood sugar (high blood sugar) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.(latest reports from High blood sugar 16,702 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 22,236 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 159 people (0.72%) have High Blood Sugar.

Trend of High blood sugar in Amoxicillin reports

Time on Amoxicillin when people have High blood sugar * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood sugar95.65%4.35%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Amoxicillin * :

FemaleMale
High blood sugar56.25%43.75%

Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Amoxicillin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood sugar0.00%0.79%3.15%11.81%3.15%14.17%26.77%40.16%

Severity of High blood sugar when taking Amoxicillin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%

How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (10 people, 6.29%)
  2. Depression (10 people, 6.29%)
  3. Anxiety (9 people, 5.66%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (9 people, 5.66%)
  5. Pain (8 people, 5.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Dexamethasone (56 people, 35.22%)
  2. Zometa (55 people, 34.59%)
  3. Neurontin (54 people, 33.96%)
  4. Decadron (52 people, 32.70%)
  5. Prednisone (50 people, 31.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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