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Review: could Augmentin xr cause Loose bowel movements (Diarrhea)?





Summary: Loose bowel movements is found among people who take Augmentin xr, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vicodin, and have Sinusitis.

We study 246 people who have side effects while taking Augmentin xr from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Loose bowel movements. Find out below who they are, when they have Loose bowel movements 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 401 users)

Loose bowel movements

Loose bowel movements (weak bowel movement) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.(latest reports from Loose bowel movements 137,983 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 246 people reported to have side effects when taking Augmentin xr. Among them, 39 people (15.85%) have Loose Bowel Movements.

Trend of Loose bowel movements in Augmentin xr reports

Time on Augmentin xr when people have Loose bowel movements * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loose bowel movements83.33%8.33%0.00%4.17%4.17%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Loose bowel movements when taking Augmentin xr * :

FemaleMale
Loose bowel movements55.26%44.74%

Age of people who have Loose bowel movements when taking Augmentin xr * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loose bowel movements0.00%0.00%6.06%0.00%21.21%15.15%21.21%36.36%

Severity of Loose bowel movements when taking Augmentin xr ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Loose bowel movements ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sinusitis (6 people, 15.38%)
  2. Infection (4 people, 10.26%)
  3. Acute sinusitis (3 people, 7.69%)
  4. Cellulitis (3 people, 7.69%)
  5. Ear infection (2 people, 5.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vicodin (4 people, 10.26%)
  2. Lipitor (4 people, 10.26%)
  3. Prednisone (3 people, 7.69%)
  4. Rocephin (3 people, 7.69%)
  5. Ativan (2 people, 5.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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