Review: could Augmentin cause Pruritus?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 18,231 people who take Augmentin. Among them, 1,072 have Pruritus. See who they are, when they have Pruritus and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Augmentin (latest outcomes from 19,374 users) has active ingredients of amoxicillin; clavulanate potassium. It is often used in sinusitis. Commonly reported side effects of Augmentin include fever, rashes, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, breathing difficulty.
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 518,829 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 18,231 people reported to have side effects when taking Augmentin. Among them, 1,099 people (6.03%) have Pruritus.
Time on Augmentin when people have Pruritus * :
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Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Augmentin * :
Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Augmentin * :
Severity of Pruritus when taking Augmentin ** :
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How people recovered from Pruritus ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Sinusitis (52 people, 4.73%)
- Bronchitis (48 people, 4.37%)
- Pain (45 people, 4.09%)
- Prophylaxis (39 people, 3.55%)
- Erysipelas (25 people, 2.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Augmentin '125' (664 people, 60.42%)
- Aspirin (90 people, 8.19%)
- Lasix (80 people, 7.28%)
- Nexium (70 people, 6.37%)
- Zometa (69 people, 6.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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