Review: could Amoxicillin cause Sciatica?


Summary

Sciatica is found among people who take Amoxicillin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 25,789 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 79 have Sciatica. Find out below who they are, when they have Sciatica and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 27,584 users)

Sciatica

Sciatica (a set of symptoms including pain caused by general compression or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots of each sciatic nerve) has been reported by people with rashes, drug ineffective, weakness, drowsiness, fatigue (latest reports from 6,712 Sciatica patients).

On Jul, 23, 2016

25,789 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 79 people (0.31%) have Sciatica


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Sciatica?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Sciatica *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 87.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sciatica when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 81.01 %
  • male: 18.99 %

Age of people who have Sciatica when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.17 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 9.72 %
  • 50-59: 44.44 %
  • 60+: 41.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (22 people)
  • Osteoporosis (11 people)
  • Hypertension (9 people)
  • Depression (9 people)
  • Insomnia (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (44 people)
  • Neurontin (41 people)
  • Prilosec (34 people)
  • Dexamethasone (31 people)
  • Aredia (31 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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