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Review: could Amoxicillin cause Oral herpes?

Summary: Oral herpes could be caused by Amoxicillin, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Decadron, and have Bone erosion.

We study 22,159 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Oral herpes. Find out below who they are, when they have Oral herpes and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin (latest outcomes from 24,064 users) has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection.

Oral herpes

Oral herpes (viral infection of mouth) (latest reports from 20,413 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, acne, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 22,008 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 39 people (0.18%) have Oral Herpes. They amount to 0.19% of all the 20,300 people who have Oral Herpes on eHealthMe.

Trend of Oral herpes in Amoxicillin reports

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Oral herpes * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Oral herpes100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Oral herpes when taking Amoxicillin * :

FemaleMale
Oral herpes33.33%66.67%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Oral herpes8.57%14.29%0.00%17.14%0.00%54.29%0.00%5.71%

Severity of Oral herpes when taking Amoxicillin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Oral herpes ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bone erosion (7 people, 17.95%)
  2. Osteonecrosis (7 people, 17.95%)
  3. Pathological fracture (7 people, 17.95%)
  4. Eczema (6 people, 15.38%)
  5. Oropharyngeal pain (6 people, 15.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Decadron (22 people, 56.41%)
  2. Dexamethasone (20 people, 51.28%)
  3. Cyclobenzaprine (18 people, 46.15%)
  4. Zometa (17 people, 43.59%)
  5. Zosyn (17 people, 43.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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