Review: could Amoxicillin cause White blood cell count increased?
Summary: White blood cell count increased 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 22,155 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 229 have White blood cell count increased. Find out below who they are, when they have White blood cell count increased and more.
On Apr, 14, 2014: 22,155 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 229 people (1.03%) have White Blood Cell Count Increased. They amount to 0.18% of all the 130,822 people who have White Blood Cell Count Increased on eHealthMe.
Time on Amoxicillin when people have White blood cell count increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|White blood cell count increased||96.67%||3.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have White blood cell count increased when taking Amoxicillin * :
|White blood cell count increased||54.19%||45.81% |
Age of people who have White blood cell count increased when taking Amoxicillin * :
|White blood cell count increased||5.73%||4.17%||8.85%||5.73%||10.94%||13.54%||19.79%||31.25% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (18 people, 7.86%)
- Sleep disorder (13 people, 5.68%)
- Pain (13 people, 5.68%)
- Osteoporosis (12 people, 5.24%)
- Mood swings (12 people, 5.24%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (34 people, 14.85%)
- Folic acid (33 people, 14.41%)
- Prilosec (31 people, 13.54%)
- Lansoprazole (28 people, 12.23%)
- Omeprazole (28 people, 12.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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