Review: could Amoxicillin cause Lip Swelling?


Summary

Lip swelling 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 Clarithromycin, and have Ear infection . We study 24,015 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 148 have Lip swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Lip swelling and more.

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Amoxicillin

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

Lip Swelling

Lip swelling has been reported by people with psoriasis, confusion, pharyngeal oedema, angioedema, taste - impaired (latest reports from 9,207 Lip swelling patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

24,015 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 148 people (0.62%) have Lip Swelling


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Lip swelling?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Lip Swelling *:

  • < 1 month: 87.8 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.88 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.32 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Lip Swelling when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 64.79 %
  • male: 35.21 %

Age of people who have Lip Swelling when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.76 %
  • 2-9: 12.12 %
  • 10-19: 9.85 %
  • 20-29: 2.27 %
  • 30-39: 4.55 %
  • 40-49: 9.85 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 43.94 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Ear Infection (13 people)
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (12 people)
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (11 people)
  • Otitis Media (9 people)
  • Sinusitis (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Clarithromycin (20 people)
  • Prednisone (18 people)
  • Nasonex (18 people)
  • Macrobid (18 people)
  • Levaquin (17 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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