Review: could Penicillin cause Constipation?
We study 1,419 people who have side effects while taking Penicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 54 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation 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.
Constipation (latest reports from 509,290 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 1,419 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin. Among them, 54 people (3.81%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.01% of all the 509,178 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
Time on Penicillin when people have Constipation * :
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Severity of Constipation when taking Penicillin ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (15 people, 27.78%)
- Hypertension (14 people, 25.93%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 25.93%)
- Fatigue (14 people, 25.93%)
- Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (11 people, 20.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (43 people, 79.63%)
- Penicillin v potassium (43 people, 79.63%)
- Aspirin (33 people, 61.11%)
- Dexamethasone (33 people, 61.11%)
- Revlimid (31 people, 57.41%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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