Review: could Amoxicillin cause Red Face?


Red face 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 Ibuprofen, and have Hypertension . We study 24,015 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 118 have Red face. Find out below who they are, when they have Red face and more.

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Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in helicobacter infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 26,085 users)

Red Face

Red face has been reported by people with paraesthesia, rashes, itching, diarrhea, joint pain (latest reports from 54,006 Red face patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

24,015 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 118 people (0.49%) have Red Face

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Red face?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Red Face *:

  • < 1 month: 93.1 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.9 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Red Face when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 57.26 %
  • male: 42.74 %

Age of people who have Red Face when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 1.01 %
  • 2-9: 4.04 %
  • 10-19: 3.03 %
  • 20-29: 4.04 %
  • 30-39: 16.16 %
  • 40-49: 12.12 %
  • 50-59: 20.2 %
  • 60+: 39.39 %

Severity if Red Face when taking Amoxicillin **:

  • least: 20 %
  • moderate: 80 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Red Face **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (7 people)
  • Hypertension (7 people)
  • Sinusitis (4 people)
  • Blood Triglycerides Increased (4 people)
  • Asthma (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ibuprofen (13 people)
  • Gabapentin (12 people)
  • Simvastatin (11 people)
  • Aspirin (11 people)
  • Prednisone (10 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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