Review: could Amoxicillin cause High blood sugar?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.3/4
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, 159 have High blood sugar. See who they are, when they have High blood sugar 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.
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 139,259 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 20,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 152 people (0.73%) have High Blood Sugar.
Time on Amoxicillin when people have High blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood sugar||95.65%||4.35%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Amoxicillin * :
|High blood sugar||55.56%||44.44% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Amoxicillin * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.80%||3.20%||12.00%||3.20%||14.40%||25.60%||40.80% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Amoxicillin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||33.33% |
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (10 people, 6.58%)
- Depression (9 people, 5.92%)
- Multiple myeloma (8 people, 5.26%)
- Anxiety (8 people, 5.26%)
- Pain (8 people, 5.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Dexamethasone (55 people, 36.18%)
- Neurontin (53 people, 34.87%)
- Zometa (52 people, 34.21%)
- Decadron (50 people, 32.89%)
- Prednisone (49 people, 32.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Believe I passed out several times over a three day period. Could not walk had to crawl to food. Even after a few days Blood Sugar wanted to drop to 40 every time the Lisinopril was taken. Cut Lisinopril dose in half (had been on maximun dose as prescribed by doctor even though I told him I didn't need max dose because I felt good, he said studies by pharm. co. showed better to take more (even if I don't need it?)!!! Didn't feel as good with more but then tooth abcessed. Amoixicillin seems to be the drug that began this horrible experience. No longer trust my doctor but cannot change doctors. Honestly believe if I go to the hospital they will kill me because they will follow drug co protocol instead of seeing me as an individual. Am supposed to go back to dentist on Nov. 30th, but don't know how I will survive another dose of Amoxicillin. Even nearly a week after the incident I am still extremely weak,my blood sugar levels are low even without any short term insulin, long term insulin use is lower than was before taking the amoxicillin and sugar is about 60. should be 80 to 100.
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