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Review: could Amoxicillin cause Red face?

Summary: Red face could be caused by Amoxicillin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Asthma.

We study 22,159 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 104 have Red face. Find out below who they are, when they have Red face 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.

Red face

Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) (latest reports from 372,446 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 22,008 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 104 people (0.47%) have Red Face. They amount to 0.03% of all the 372,079 people who have Red Face on eHealthMe.

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 face88.89%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.11%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Red face56.03%43.97%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Red face1.01%11.11%5.05%3.03%13.13%12.12%22.22%32.32%

Severity of Red face when taking Amoxicillin ** :

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

How people recovered from Red face ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (11 people, 10.58%)
  2. Hypertension (7 people, 6.73%)
  3. Upper respiratory tract infection (6 people, 5.77%)
  4. Lower respiratory tract infection (5 people, 4.81%)
  5. Blood triglycerides increased (5 people, 4.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (15 people, 14.42%)
  2. Simvastatin (13 people, 12.50%)
  3. Ciprofloxacin (12 people, 11.54%)
  4. Ibuprofen (10 people, 9.62%)
  5. Niaspan (10 people, 9.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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