Review: could Penicillin cause Bloating?
We study 1,419 people who have side effects while taking Penicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Bloating. Find out below who they are, when they have Bloating and more.
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Penicillin (latest outcomes from 1,793 users) has active ingredients of penicillin g potassium. It is often used in infection.
Bloating (feeling of tightness around abdomen) (latest reports from 2,061 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 1,418 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin. Among them, 2 people (0.14%) have Bloating. They amount to 0.10% of all the 2,006 people who have Bloating on eHealthMe.
Time on Penicillin when people have Bloating * :
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Gender of people who have Bloating when taking Penicillin * :
Age of people who have Bloating when taking Penicillin * :
Severity of Bloating when taking Penicillin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Bloating ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Headache (1 people, 50.00%)
- Diarrhea (1 people, 50.00%)
- Sinus infection (1 people, 50.00%)
- Gerd (1 people, 50.00%)
- Temporomandibular joint disorders (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prilosec otc (1 people, 50.00%)
- Tylenol (1 people, 50.00%)
- Loratadine (1 people, 50.00%)
- Erythromycin and benzoyl peroxide (1 people, 50.00%)
- Vicodin (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Airman Kevin (2 years ago):
I am relatively new to being on any medication. I am taking penicillin to remove the nerves in my mouth from any bacteria so the dentist can successfully numb my mouth to a root canal. This is my second root canal, so I have been through this before. Only this time, I have been experiencing bloating in my upper abdomen. I have been taking the medication 4 times a day.
1.) Waking up.
2.) After lunch.
3.) After Dinner.
4.) Night time.
I have yet to experiment whether this only happens when I take it after my meals or if it always happens. I will update tomorrow with my results.
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