Solodyn vs. Amoxicillin


We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Solodyn and Amoxicillin. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 45,756 people who take Solodyn and Amoxicillin, and is updated regularly.

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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on minocycline hydrochloride - er and amoxicillin (the active ingredients of Solodyn and Amoxicillin, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered.

What is Solodyn?

Solodyn has active ingredients of minocycline hydrochloride - er. It is often used in acne. Check the latest outcomes from 815 Solodyn users, or browse all drugs.

What is Amoxicillin?

Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. Check the latest outcomes from 39,682 Amoxicillin users, or browse all drugs.

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

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On Mar, 15, 2019

45,756 people who take Solodyn and Amoxicillin are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Solodyn vs Amoxicillin drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Solodyn (minocycline hydrochloride - er)
  • Amoxicillin (amoxicillin)

Most common side effects:

  1. Pain
  2. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  3. Anxiety
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Pyrexia (fever)
  7. Vomiting
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  9. Headache (pain in head)
  10. Injury
  1. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Rash
  5. Pain
  6. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  7. Dizziness
  8. Vomiting
  9. Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
  10. Drug Ineffective

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

  1. Anxiety
  2. Depression
  3. Pain
  4. Emotional Distress
  5. Injury
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  8. Suicide Attempt
  9. Suicidal Ideation
  10. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  1. Depression
  2. Erectile Dysfunction
  3. Anxiety
  4. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  5. Stress
  6. Irritability
  7. Male Sexual Dysfunction (impaired sexual function in male)
  8. Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
  9. Libido Decreased (loss of interest in sex)
  10. Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)

Drug effectiveness:

  • not at all: 7.38 %
  • somewhat: 26.81 %
  • moderate: 30.09 %
  • high: 27.32 %
  • very high: 8.4 %
  • not at all: 8.27 %
  • somewhat: 22.56 %
  • moderate: 27.82 %
  • high: 37.59 %
  • very high: 3.76 %

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