Review: could Amoxicillin cause Muscle Pain?


Summary

Muscle pain 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 Zometa, and have Metastases to bone . We study 24,635 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 519 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in helicobacter infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 34,654 users)

Muscle Pain

Muscle pain has been reported by people with muscle aches, rashes, breathing difficulty, weakness, high blood pressure (latest reports from 104,839 Muscle pain patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

24,635 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 519 people (2.11%) have Muscle Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Muscle pain?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Muscle Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 94.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 3.37 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.12 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Pain when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 65.36 %
  • male: 34.64 %

Age of people who have Muscle Pain when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 1.17 %
  • 2-9: 1.17 %
  • 10-19: 9.15 %
  • 20-29: 8.45 %
  • 30-39: 7.04 %
  • 40-49: 19.48 %
  • 50-59: 22.07 %
  • 60+: 31.46 %

Severity if Muscle Pain when taking Amoxicillin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 75 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Muscle Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (59 people, 11.37%)
  • Depression (35 people, 6.74%)
  • Pain (32 people, 6.17%)
  • Anxiety (28 people, 5.39%)
  • Prophylaxis (20 people, 3.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (135 people, 26.01%)
  • Aredia (79 people, 15.22%)
  • Celebrex (76 people, 14.64%)
  • Aspirin (72 people, 13.87%)
  • Ambien (68 people, 13.10%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Arthralgia (206 people, 39.69%)
  • Pain (157 people, 30.25%)
  • Fatigue (156 people, 30.06%)
  • Anxiety (156 people, 30.06%)
  • Pyrexia (151 people, 29.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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