Review: could Amoxicillin cause Sore throat?
Summary: Sore throat is reported only by a few people who take Amoxicillin.
We study 22,284 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Sore throat. Find out below who they are, when they have Sore throat and more.
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Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 24,194 Amoxicillin users)
Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, asthma, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 3,434 Sore throat patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 22,279 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 41 people (0.18%) have Sore Throat.
Time on Amoxicillin when people have Sore throat * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sore throat||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Sore throat when taking Amoxicillin * :
|Sore throat||57.50%||42.50% |
Age of people who have Sore throat when taking Amoxicillin * :
|Sore throat||0.00%||5.13%||12.82%||7.69%||15.38%||23.08%||12.82%||23.08% |
Severity of Sore throat when taking Amoxicillin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sore throat||0.00%||71.43%||28.57%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Sore throat ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sore throat||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Strep throat (2 people, 4.88%)
- Adjustment disorder with mixed anxiety and depressed mood (1 people, 2.44%)
- Vaginitis bacterial (1 people, 2.44%)
- Lyme disease (1 people, 2.44%)
- Runny nose (1 people, 2.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (4 people, 9.76%)
- Biaxin (4 people, 9.76%)
- Lamictal (4 people, 9.76%)
- Zithromax (3 people, 7.32%)
- Clarithromycin (3 people, 7.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Colchicine for a 60-year old man with Gout. The patient has Sore Throat
- A study of drug interactions between Armour Thyroid, Iodine, Acetaminophen, Amoxicillin for a 58-year old woman with Hypothyroidism, Throat - Sore, Strep Throat. The patient has Red Eye
- A study of drug interactions between Chlorzoxazone, Omeprazole for a 32-year old man with Muscle Tightness, Acid Reflux. The patient has Throat - Sore, Throat Lesion
- A study of drug interactions between Iscador, Amoxicillin for a 11-year old boy with Lung Cancer, Throat Infection.
- A study of side effects of Bactrim Ds for a 18-year old girl with Abscess. The patient has Vomiting, Fever, Throat - Sore
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