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Review: could Penicillin cause Confusion?

Summary: Confusion could be caused by Penicillin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Loxen lp, and have Muscle twitching.

We study 1,376 people who have side effects while taking Penicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Confusion. Find out below who they are, when they have Confusion and more.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 1,376 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin. Among them, 3 people (0.22%) have Confusion. They amount to 0.00% of all the 191,653 people who have Confusion on eHealthMe.

Trend of Confusion in Penicillin reports

Time on Penicillin when people have Confusion * :

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Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Penicillin * :

FemaleMale
Confusion0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Confusion when taking Penicillin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Confusion0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%75.00%

Severity of Confusion when taking Penicillin ** :

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How people recovered from Confusion ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Muscle twitching (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Loxen lp (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Penicillin g potassium (2 people, 66.67%)
  3. Novantrone (2 people, 66.67%)
  4. Vepesid (2 people, 66.67%)
  5. Zolpidem (2 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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