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Review: could Penicillin cause Anxiety?

We study 1,419 people who have side effects while taking Penicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 126 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Penicillin

Penicillin (latest outcomes from 1,793 users) has active ingredients of penicillin g potassium. It is often used in infection.

Anxiety

Anxiety (latest reports from 1,277,244 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 1,418 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin. Among them, 126 people (8.89%) have Anxiety. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,287,212 people who have Anxiety on eHealthMe.

Trend of Anxiety in Penicillin reports

Time on Penicillin when people have Anxiety * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anxiety100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Penicillin * :

FemaleMale
Anxiety50.76%49.24%

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Penicillin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anxiety0.00%0.00%0.00%4.26%1.06%22.34%56.38%15.96%

Severity of Anxiety when taking Penicillin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Anxiety ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (28 people, 22.22%)
  2. Hypertension (20 people, 15.87%)
  3. Neoplasm malignant (17 people, 13.49%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (16 people, 12.70%)
  5. Fatigue (14 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Penicillin v potassium (114 people, 90.48%)
  2. Zometa (96 people, 76.19%)
  3. Dexamethasone (55 people, 43.65%)
  4. Amoxicillin (51 people, 40.48%)
  5. Warfarin sodium (49 people, 38.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Eli (2 years ago):

Experienced major anxiety while on penicillin. I got to the point where I called my counselor because I was frustrated as to WHY my nerves/anxiety were at the point that they were. This is one I will not be taking again. Penicillin/Ibuprofen mix clearly are not a good mix for me. It caused chest pain also.
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