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Review: could Penicillin cause Bloating (Abdominal 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

Penicillin (latest outcomes from 1,795 users) has active ingredients of penicillin g potassium. It is often used in infection.

Bloating

Bloating (feeling of tightness around abdomen) (latest reports from 2,091 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 1,419 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin. Among them, 2 people (0.14%) have Bloating.

Trend of Bloating in Penicillin reports

Time on Penicillin when people have Bloating * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bloating0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Bloating when taking Penicillin * :

FemaleMale
Bloating50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Bloating when taking Penicillin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bloating0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%

Severity of Bloating when taking Penicillin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bloating0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Bloating ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bloating0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Headache (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Diarrhea (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Sinus infection (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Gerd (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Temporomandibular joint disorders (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prilosec otc (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Tylenol (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Loratadine (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Erythromycin and benzoyl peroxide (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. 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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