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Review: could Penicillin cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Penicillin, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 1,438 people who have side effects while taking Penicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 56 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Penicillin

Penicillin has active ingredients of penicillin g potassium. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 1,812 Penicillin users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,475 Constipation patients)

On Mar, 13, 2015: 1,438 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin. Among them, 56 people (3.89%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Penicillin reports

Time on Penicillin when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation60.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Penicillin * :

FemaleMale
Constipation41.07%58.93%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Penicillin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%6.06%6.06%9.09%78.79%0.00%

Severity of Constipation when taking Penicillin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%20.00%40.00%40.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (15 people, 26.79%)
  2. Hypertension (14 people, 25.00%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 25.00%)
  4. Fatigue (14 people, 25.00%)
  5. Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (11 people, 19.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (43 people, 76.79%)
  2. Penicillin v potassium (43 people, 76.79%)
  3. Aspirin (33 people, 58.93%)
  4. Dexamethasone (33 people, 58.93%)
  5. Revlimid (31 people, 55.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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