Could Amoxicillin cause Sleepiness - from FDA reports


Summary

Sleepiness 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 Neurontin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 24,645 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA. Among them, 402 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Amoxicillin 35,830 users)

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 114,685 Sleepiness patients).

On Nov, 19, 2016

24,645 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin.
Among them, 402 people (1.63%) have Sleepiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amoxicillin cause Sleepiness?

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Sleepiness *:

  • < 1 month: 89.13 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.17 %
  • 10+ years: 6.52 %

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • female: 50.75 %
  • male: 49.25 %

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Amoxicillin *:

  • 0-1: 1.52 %
  • 2-9: 8.51 %
  • 10-19: 6.08 %
  • 20-29: 4.86 %
  • 30-39: 7.29 %
  • 40-49: 18.24 %
  • 50-59: 18.84 %
  • 60+: 34.65 %

Severity of Sleepiness **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (55 people, 13.68%)
  • Levaquin (53 people, 13.18%)
  • Zometa (50 people, 12.44%)
  • Protonix (48 people, 11.94%)
  • Omeprazole (48 people, 11.94%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Cholesterol (28 people, 6.97%)
  • Pain (21 people, 5.22%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fatigue (159 people, 39.55%)
  • Pain (97 people, 24.13%)
  • Dizziness (96 people, 23.88%)
  • Weakness (91 people, 22.64%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (85 people, 21.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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