Review: could Amoxicillin cause Panic Attacks?


Panic attacks is found among people who take Amoxicillin, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone, and have Depression . We study 24,016 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 152 have Panic attacks. Find out below who they are, when they have Panic attacks and more.

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Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in helicobacter infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 26,903 users)

Panic Attacks

Panic attacks has been reported by people with suicidal ideation, drug withdrawal syndrome, insomnia, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 27,844 Panic attacks patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

24,016 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 152 people (0.63%) have Panic Attacks

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Panic attacks?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Panic Attacks *:

  • < 1 month: 63.16 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.26 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 26.32 %
  • 10+ years: 5.26 %

Gender of people who have Panic Attacks when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 56.38 %
  • male: 43.62 %

Age of people who have Panic Attacks when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.48 %
  • 10-19: 4.13 %
  • 20-29: 13.22 %
  • 30-39: 44.63 %
  • 40-49: 11.57 %
  • 50-59: 9.09 %
  • 60+: 14.88 %

Severity if Panic Attacks when taking Amoxicillin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 25 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 25 %

How people recovered from Panic Attacks **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (21 people)
  • Pain (16 people)
  • Insomnia (12 people)
  • Anxiety (12 people)
  • Acne (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (44 people)
  • Doxycycline (33 people)
  • Paxil (32 people)
  • Ambien (28 people)
  • Aspirin (27 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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