Review: could Amoxicillin cause Muscle pain (Muscle aches)?
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 22,284 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 490 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.
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Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 24,194 Amoxicillin users)
Muscle pain (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 73,537 Muscle pain patients)
On Apr, 25, 2015: 22,284 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 490 people (2.20%) have Muscle Pain.
Time on Amoxicillin when people have Muscle pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle pain||95.06%||4.94%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Amoxicillin * :
|Muscle pain||65.16%||34.84% |
Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Amoxicillin * :
|Muscle pain||1.17%||1.17%||8.90%||11.94%||8.20%||18.74%||18.27%||31.62% |
Severity of Muscle pain when taking Amoxicillin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (55 people, 11.22%)
- Depression (33 people, 6.73%)
- Pain (25 people, 5.10%)
- Anxiety (23 people, 4.69%)
- Prophylaxis (18 people, 3.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (121 people, 24.69%)
- Aspirin (95 people, 19.39%)
- Aredia (71 people, 14.49%)
- Celebrex (66 people, 13.47%)
- Ambien (63 people, 12.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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