Amoxicillin and Loose stools - from FDA reports


Summary

Loose stools 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 Biaxin, and have Helicobacter infection . We study 32,879 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA. Among them, 16 have Loose stools. Find out below who they are, when they have Loose stools and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 35,863 users)

Loose Stools

Loose stools has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, depression, irritable bowel syndrome (latest reports from 2,358 Loose stools patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

32,879 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 16 people (0.05%) have Loose Stools


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Loose stools?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Loose Stools *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Loose Stools when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 68.75 %
  • male: 31.25 %

Age of people who have Loose Stools when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 14.29 %
  • 2-9: 7.14 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.14 %
  • 30-39: 7.14 %
  • 40-49: 7.14 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 42.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Helicobacter Infection (3 people, 18.75%)
  • Sinusitis - Chronic (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Sinus Congestion (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Osteopenia (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Gastritis (2 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lansoprazole (4 people, 25.00%)
  • Biaxin (4 people, 25.00%)
  • Prilosec (3 people, 18.75%)
  • Allegra (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Accupril (2 people, 12.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Abdominal Distension (7 people, 43.75%)
  • Paraesthesia (4 people, 25.00%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (4 people, 25.00%)
  • Diarrhea (4 people, 25.00%)
  • Chest Pain (3 people, 18.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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