Augmentin and Pruritus - from FDA reports
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 Zometa, and have Sinusitis. This review analyzes which people have Pruritus with Augmentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,061 people who have side effects when taking Augmentin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 08, 2017
25,061 people reported to have side effects when taking Augmentin.
Among them, 1,233 people (4.92%) have Pruritus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Augmentin when people have Pruritus *:
- < 1 month: 96.65 %
- 1 - 6 months: 2.91 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.29 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.15 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Augmentin *:
- female: 58.55 %
- male: 41.45 %
Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Augmentin *:
- 0-1: 0.27 %
- 2-9: 3.01 %
- 10-19: 3.47 %
- 20-29: 5.84 %
- 30-39: 11.51 %
- 40-49: 14.06 %
- 50-59: 17.9 %
- 60+: 43.93 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Sinusitis (67 people, 5.43%)
- Pain (52 people, 4.22%)
- Bronchitis (49 people, 3.97%)
- Preventive Health Care (43 people, 3.49%)
- High Blood Pressure (39 people, 3.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (79 people, 6.41%)
- Lasix (77 people, 6.24%)
- Nexium (72 people, 5.84%)
- Aredia (67 people, 5.43%)
- Aspirin (65 people, 5.27%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (441 people, 35.77%)
- Fever (201 people, 16.30%)
- Fatigue (162 people, 13.14%)
- Nausea (145 people, 11.76%)
- Breathing Difficulty (138 people, 11.19%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Pruritus when taking Augmentin?
Augmentin has active ingredients of amoxicillin; clavulanate potassium. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Augmentin 26,160 users)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 159,899 Pruritus patients).
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