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Review: could Amoxicillin cause Red face (Skin blushing/flushing)?

Summary: 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 Aspirin, and have Asthma.

We study 22,254 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 107 have Red face. Find out below who they are, when they have Red face and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 24,165 Amoxicillin users)

Red face

Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia. (latest reports from 45,017 Red face patients)

On Jan, 12, 2015: 22,244 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 107 people (0.48%) have Red Face.

Trend of Red face in Amoxicillin reports

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Red face * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Red face90.48%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%9.52%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Red face56.30%43.70%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Red face1.96%10.78%4.90%2.94%12.75%11.76%21.57%33.33%

Severity of Red face when taking Amoxicillin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Red face0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Red face ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Red face50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (11 people, 10.28%)
  2. Hypertension (7 people, 6.54%)
  3. Upper respiratory tract infection (6 people, 5.61%)
  4. Prophylaxis (5 people, 4.67%)
  5. Blood triglycerides increased (5 people, 4.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (15 people, 14.02%)
  2. Simvastatin (13 people, 12.15%)
  3. Ciprofloxacin (12 people, 11.21%)
  4. Ibuprofen (11 people, 10.28%)
  5. Niaspan (10 people, 9.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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