Review: could Augmentin Xr cause Ibs?


Ibs is reported only by a few people who take Augmentin Xr. We study 274 people who have side effects while taking Augmentin xr from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Ibs. Find out below who they are, when they have Ibs and more.

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Augmentin Xr

Augmentin xr has active ingredients of amoxicillin; clavulanate potassium. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Augmentin xr 425 users)


Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome -chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating) has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 22,601 Ibs patients).

On Oct, 21, 2016

274 people reported to have side effects when taking Augmentin Xr.
Among them, 1 person (0.36%) has Ibs

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Augmentin xr cause Ibs?

Time on Augmentin Xr when people have Ibs *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ibs when taking Augmentin Xr *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Ibs when taking Augmentin Xr *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 100 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Hiv Infection (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Bacterial Infection (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Asymptomatic Hiv Infection (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Acne Cystic (1 person, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Viramune (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Ibuprofen (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Emtricitabine And Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Accutane (1 person, 100.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Toxic Skin Eruption (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Rectal Polyp (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Rectal Haemorrhage (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Rash Generalised (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Pyrexia (1 person, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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