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Review: could Augmentin cause Pruritus (Itching)?

Summary: Pruritus 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 Augmentin '125', and have Sinusitis.

We study 18,836 people who have side effects while taking Augmentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,072 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.

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Augmentin

Augmentin (latest outcomes from 19,414 users) has active ingredients of amoxicillin; clavulanate potassium. It is often used in sinusitis.

Trend of augmentin reports

Pruritus

Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 90,779 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Pruritus reports

On Nov, 1, 2014: 18,836 people reported to have side effects when taking Augmentin. Among them, 1,107 people (5.88%) have Pruritus.

Trend of Pruritus in Augmentin reports

Time on Augmentin when people have Pruritus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pruritus96.73%3.11%0.00%0.16%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Augmentin * :

FemaleMale
Pruritus57.67%42.33%

Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Augmentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pruritus0.29%2.88%3.46%5.67%11.91%14.12%18.44%43.23%

Severity of Pruritus when taking Augmentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pruritus0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Pruritus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Pruritus0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sinusitis (52 people, 4.70%)
  2. Bronchitis (48 people, 4.34%)
  3. Pain (45 people, 4.07%)
  4. Prophylaxis (39 people, 3.52%)
  5. Erysipelas (25 people, 2.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Augmentin '125' (666 people, 60.16%)
  2. Aspirin (90 people, 8.13%)
  3. Lasix (80 people, 7.23%)
  4. Nexium (71 people, 6.41%)
  5. Zometa (70 people, 6.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    severe stinging and itching more at night and increased urination during the night. Problem falling asleep and staying asleep. Also have weird dreams and sometimes breathleness
  • Can i take augmentin with tegretol?
    (Asked by a 19 year old boy who has Epilepsy, and takes Augmentin)
    I have epilepsy and I am taking Tregretol 200mg & tropirol. I want to know taking augmentin is good for with these tablets. I have to take augmentin for sneeze.
  • How to overcome sleep disorder fr sjs ?
    (Asked by a 44 year old man who has Sjs, and takes Augmentin)
    My husband is recovering fr sjs and is facing sleep disorder since one month ago. Pls help us..

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