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Review: could Amoxicillin cause Vertigo?

Summary: Vertigo could be caused by Amoxicillin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 22,159 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,082 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin (latest outcomes from 24,064 users) has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection.

Vertigo

Vertigo (latest reports from 1,288,669 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 22,155 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 1,096 people (4.95%) have Vertigo. They amount to 0.09% of all the 1,286,785 people who have Vertigo on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vertigo in Amoxicillin reports

Time on Amoxicillin when people have Vertigo * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vertigo85.63%1.72%0.57%1.72%0.57%9.77%0.00%

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Amoxicillin * :

FemaleMale
Vertigo60.22%39.78%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Amoxicillin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%1.12%1.84%6.75%9.30%17.59%25.56%37.83%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Amoxicillin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo4.76%71.43%23.81%0.00%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo0.00%16.67%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (73 people, 6.66%)
  2. Hypertension (56 people, 5.11%)
  3. Metastases to bone (48 people, 4.38%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (46 people, 4.20%)
  5. Pain (43 people, 3.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (243 people, 22.17%)
  2. Zometa (233 people, 21.26%)
  3. Ambien (193 people, 17.61%)
  4. Digoxin (187 people, 17.06%)
  5. Aredia (187 people, 17.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Only took amoxicillin for three days. Symptoms increased to where I could not stand or walk by myself, when lying down, the room was spinning so fast I could not see anything but blurs. Stopped taking it, and two days later, symptoms have decreased, to where I can function, but it is still there, in the background.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Infected Teeth, Started On Amoxicillin 875 MG twice a day and started itching,muscle spasms in legs when resting or laying down, pain in shin bone when walking or standing, random dizzyness and black "slurs" in my vision, or eyes crossing and blurring out. as well as nausea

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Please give drug interactions, side effects of all drugs together, severe or slight interactions, any other information. I've been ill for approx 3 years and having severe drug sensitivities!

    Reply

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