Review: could Augmentin cause Anaphylaxis?


Summary

Anaphylaxis is found among people who take Augmentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Diprivan, and have Asthma . We study 11,515 people who have side effects while taking Augmentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 187 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Augmentin

Augmentin has active ingredients of amoxicillin; clavulanate potassium. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Augmentin 24,840 users)

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with asthma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, preventive health care (latest reports from 41,100 Anaphylaxis patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

11,515 people reported to have side effects when taking Augmentin.
Among them, 187 people (1.62%) have Anaphylaxis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Augmentin cause Anaphylaxis?

Time on Augmentin when people have Anaphylaxis *:

  • < 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 Anaphylaxis when taking Augmentin *:

  • female: 51.91 %
  • male: 48.09 %

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Augmentin *:

  • 0-1: 1.27 %
  • 2-9: 5.7 %
  • 10-19: 3.8 %
  • 20-29: 7.59 %
  • 30-39: 12.03 %
  • 40-49: 16.46 %
  • 50-59: 19.62 %
  • 60+: 33.54 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Diprivan (23 people, 12.30%)
  • Prednisone (13 people, 6.95%)
  • Singulair (12 people, 6.42%)
  • Xolair (10 people, 5.35%)
  • Avelox (10 people, 5.35%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Augmentin, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Preventive Health Care (13 people, 6.95%)
  • Asthma (13 people, 6.95%)
  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 5.35%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Rashes (38 people, 20.32%)
  • Hypotension (38 people, 20.32%)
  • Itching (22 people, 11.76%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (18 people, 9.63%)
  • Urticaria (17 people, 9.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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