Review: could Amoxicillin cause Sore throat?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 27, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 20,922 people who take Amoxicillin. Among them, 40 have Sore throat. See who they are, when they have Sore throat and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Amoxicillin (latest outcomes from 24,036 users) has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection, sinusitis. Commonly reported side effects of Amoxicillin include pain exacerbated, pain, stress and anxiety, anxiety aggravated, fever.
Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) (latest reports from 6,181 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, gastroesophageal reflux disease, asthma, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 20,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 40 people (0.19%) 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||56.41%||43.59% |
Age of people who have Sore throat when taking Amoxicillin * :
|Sore throat||0.00%||5.26%||13.16%||5.26%||15.79%||23.68%||13.16%||23.68% |
Severity of Sore throat when taking Amoxicillin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sore throat||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||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 * :
- Vaginitis bacterial (1 people, 2.50%)
- Strep throat (1 people, 2.50%)
- Lyme disease (1 people, 2.50%)
- Sinusitis (1 people, 2.50%)
- Runny nose (1 people, 2.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (4 people, 10.00%)
- Biaxin (4 people, 10.00%)
- Lamictal (4 people, 10.00%)
- Zithromax (3 people, 7.50%)
- Clarithromycin (3 people, 7.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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