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Review: could Augmentin cause Pruritus?

We study 18,826 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 (latest outcomes from 19,401 users) has active ingredients of amoxicillin; clavulanate potassium. It is often used in sinusitis.

Pruritus

Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 544,842 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Aug, 22, 2014: 18,825 people reported to have side effects when taking Augmentin. Among them, 1,107 people (5.88%) have Pruritus. They amount to 0.20% of all the 544,286 people who have Pruritus on eHealthMe.

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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  • I broke out in a rash on several places on my body. A doctor diagnosed one area as contact dermatitis and another area as a yeast infection. After 2 weeks the rash is gone for the most part but I am still itching. It is worst after sleeping. I will awake itching and itch for some time after waking but eventually it tapers off.

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