Review: could Amoxicillin cause Renal Failure?


Summary

Renal failure 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 Lasix, and have Coronary artery bypass . We study 24,635 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 466 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in helicobacter infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 34,654 users)

Renal Failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, acute kidney failure, weakness, cardiac failure (latest reports from 80,375 Renal failure patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

24,635 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 466 people (1.89%) have Renal Failure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Renal failure?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Renal Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 79.73 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.76 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.16 %
  • 10+ years: 1.35 %

Gender of people who have Renal Failure when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 53.28 %
  • male: 46.72 %

Age of people who have Renal Failure when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.51 %
  • 10-19: 2.43 %
  • 20-29: 6.49 %
  • 30-39: 3.51 %
  • 40-49: 8.38 %
  • 50-59: 24.05 %
  • 60+: 51.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Coronary Artery Bypass (37 people, 7.94%)
  • Hypertension (36 people, 7.73%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (29 people, 6.22%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (24 people, 5.15%)
  • Pain (24 people, 5.15%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (106 people, 22.75%)
  • Levaquin (102 people, 21.89%)
  • Zometa (99 people, 21.24%)
  • Lisinopril (87 people, 18.67%)
  • Coumadin (84 people, 18.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (182 people, 39.06%)
  • Anxiety (155 people, 33.26%)
  • Injury (126 people, 27.04%)
  • Fatigue (109 people, 23.39%)
  • Anaemia (101 people, 21.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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