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Review: could Amoxicillin cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?

Summary: Vertigo 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 Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 22,270 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,086 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

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Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 24,178 Amoxicillin users)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 164,812 Vertigo patients)

On Feb, 24, 2015: 22,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 1,100 people (4.94%) have Vertigo.

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
Vertigo85.88%1.69%0.56%1.69%0.56%9.60%0.00%

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Amoxicillin * :

FemaleMale
Vertigo60.10%39.90%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Amoxicillin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%1.12%1.83%6.72%9.47%17.52%25.46%37.88%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Amoxicillin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo4.00%68.00%28.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo11.11%11.11%77.78%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (73 people, 6.64%)
  2. Hypertension (56 people, 5.09%)
  3. Metastases to bone (48 people, 4.36%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (46 people, 4.18%)
  5. Pain (43 people, 3.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (244 people, 22.18%)
  2. Zometa (233 people, 21.18%)
  3. Ambien (193 people, 17.55%)
  4. Digoxin (187 people, 17.00%)
  5. Aredia (187 people, 17.00%)

* 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 (5 months ago):

  • Never had an sort of panic attacks before. Within two days of taking Amoxicillin these symptoms occurred. My concern is something is being over looked. I have stopped taking the drug but the symptoms continue.

    Reply

  • From this study (10 months ago):

  • my dentist prescribed 500mg Amoxicillin 3Xday for 7 days
    I am on day three
    have had severe lightheadedness and very noticeable nausea

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year 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.

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