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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 18,853 people who have side effects while taking Augmentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,107 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.

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Augmentin

Augmentin has active ingredients of amoxicillin; clavulanate potassium. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 19,431 Augmentin users)

Pruritus

Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 90,920 Pruritus patients)

On Apr, 16, 2015: 18,853 people reported to have side effects when taking Augmentin. Among them, 1,107 people (5.87%) 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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