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Review: could Amoxicillin cause Palpitations (Heart palpitations)?

We study 22,224 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 355 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin (latest outcomes from 24,132 users) has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection.

Palpitations

Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 315,935 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 22,224 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 355 people (1.60%) have Palpitations.

Trend of Palpitations in Amoxicillin reports

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Palpitations97.56%2.44%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Amoxicillin * :

FemaleMale
Palpitations66.93%33.07%

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Amoxicillin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Palpitations0.00%0.32%3.82%7.96%12.10%11.46%23.89%40.45%

Severity of Palpitations when taking Amoxicillin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Palpitations11.11%88.89%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Palpitations ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Palpitations0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (23 people, 6.48%)
  2. Osteoporosis (19 people, 5.35%)
  3. Depression (15 people, 4.23%)
  4. Pain (14 people, 3.94%)
  5. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (11 people, 3.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Digoxin (123 people, 34.65%)
  2. Aspirin (99 people, 27.89%)
  3. Levaquin (77 people, 21.69%)
  4. Lisinopril (75 people, 21.13%)
  5. Prilosec (70 people, 19.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • the heart palpitations start within a few minutes after taking a 400mg. dose of liquid amoxicillan. Dosage prescribed is 400mg/1tsp 3 times daily. Heart palpitations continue throughout day although are less severe than right after taking a dose of the amoxicillan.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Been on the antibiotics and tramadol for 3 days now.

    Reply

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