Review: could Amoxicillin cause Irritability?


Irritability is found among people who take Amoxicillin, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain . We study 24,015 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 138 have Irritability. Find out below who they are, when they have Irritability and more.

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Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in helicobacter infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 26,085 users)


Irritability has been reported by people with fever, rashes, drug ineffective, weight increased, insomnia (latest reports from 26,088 Irritability patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

24,015 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 138 people (0.57%) have Irritability

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Irritability?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Irritability *:

  • < 1 month: 94.74 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.26 %
  • 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 Irritability when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 42.22 %
  • male: 57.78 %

Age of people who have Irritability when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 9.09 %
  • 2-9: 4.55 %
  • 10-19: 9.09 %
  • 20-29: 6.36 %
  • 30-39: 29.09 %
  • 40-49: 13.64 %
  • 50-59: 11.82 %
  • 60+: 16.36 %

Severity if Irritability when taking Amoxicillin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (22 people)
  • Depression (18 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (10 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (9 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (23 people)
  • Aspirin (19 people)
  • Nexium (18 people)
  • Prednisone (17 people)
  • Lorazepam (16 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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