Review: could Augmentin cause Pruritus?


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 Lasix, and have High blood pressure . We study 11,515 people who have side effects while taking Augmentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 476 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.

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Augmentin has active ingredients of amoxicillin; clavulanate potassium. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Augmentin 24,840 users)


Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,247 Pruritus patients).

On Nov, 27, 2016

11,515 people reported to have side effects when taking Augmentin.
Among them, 476 people (4.13%) have Pruritus

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Augmentin cause Pruritus?

Time on Augmentin when people have Pruritus *:

  • < 1 month: 97.69 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 1.39 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.46 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.46 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Augmentin *:

  • female: 63.99 %
  • male: 36.01 %

Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Augmentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.48 %
  • 2-9: 2.16 %
  • 10-19: 4.09 %
  • 20-29: 6.01 %
  • 30-39: 8.65 %
  • 40-49: 12.74 %
  • 50-59: 21.15 %
  • 60+: 44.71 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (34 people, 7.14%)
  • Lovenox (29 people, 6.09%)
  • Prilosec (25 people, 5.25%)
  • Ambien (25 people, 5.25%)
  • Prednisone (24 people, 5.04%)

Forecasts by (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Augmentin, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (24 people, 5.04%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Rashes (144 people, 30.25%)
  • Fatigue (70 people, 14.71%)
  • Fever (65 people, 13.66%)
  • Nausea (55 people, 11.55%)
  • Weakness (51 people, 10.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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