Review: could Amoxicillin cause Oral Herpes?


Summary

Oral herpes is found among people who take Amoxicillin, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Decadron, and have Bone erosion . We study 25,789 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 42 have Oral herpes. Find out below who they are, when they have Oral herpes and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 27,584 users)

Oral Herpes

Oral herpes (viral infection of mouth) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, erythema multiforme, fever, rashes, urinary tract infection (latest reports from 4,008 Oral herpes patients).

On Jul, 19, 2016

25,789 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 42 people (0.16%) have Oral Herpes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Oral herpes?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Oral Herpes *:

  • < 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 Oral Herpes when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 38.1 %
  • male: 61.9 %

Age of people who have Oral Herpes when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 8.11 %
  • 2-9: 13.51 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 16.22 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 51.35 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 10.81 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pathological Fracture (7 people)
  • Osteonecrosis (7 people)
  • Bone Erosion (7 people)
  • Oropharyngeal Pain (6 people)
  • Eczema (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Decadron (22 people)
  • Dexamethasone (20 people)
  • Cyclobenzaprine (18 people)
  • Zosyn (17 people)
  • Zometa (17 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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