Review: could Amoxicillin cause Mucous colitis?
Summary: Mucous colitis could be caused by Amoxicillin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aredia, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 22,155 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 154 have Mucous colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Mucous colitis and more.
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On Apr, 11, 2014: 22,155 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 154 people (0.70%) have Mucous Colitis. They amount to 0.22% of all the 70,284 people who have Mucous Colitis on eHealthMe.
Time on Amoxicillin when people have Mucous colitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Mucous colitis||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Mucous colitis when taking Amoxicillin * :
|Mucous colitis||80.00%||20.00% |
Age of people who have Mucous colitis when taking Amoxicillin * :
|Mucous colitis||0.00%||0.00%||17.29%||6.02%||16.54%||5.26%||35.34%||19.55% |
Severity of Mucous colitis when taking Amoxicillin ** :
How people recovered from Mucous colitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (31 people, 20.13%)
- Acne (21 people, 13.64%)
- Neoplasm malignant (13 people, 8.44%)
- Light chain analysis increased (12 people, 7.79%)
- Constipation (11 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aredia (56 people, 36.36%)
- Accutane (53 people, 34.42%)
- Zometa (42 people, 27.27%)
- Premarin (41 people, 26.62%)
- Acetaminophen (38 people, 24.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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