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 1,439 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 has active ingredients of penicillin g potassium. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 1,813 Penicillin users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,475 Constipation patients)
On Apr, 12, 2015: 1,439 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin. Among them, 56 people (3.89%) have Constipation.
Time on Penicillin when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Penicillin * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Penicillin * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Penicillin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (15 people, 26.79%)
- Hypertension (14 people, 25.00%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 25.00%)
- Fatigue (14 people, 25.00%)
- Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (11 people, 19.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (43 people, 76.79%)
- Penicillin v potassium (43 people, 76.79%)
- Aspirin (33 people, 58.93%)
- Dexamethasone (33 people, 58.93%)
- Revlimid (31 people, 55.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Meloxicam for a 61-year old woman with Arthritis. The patient has Constipation
- A study of drug interactions between Ambien, Nexium, Lamictal, Keppra for a 42-year old woman with Sleep Disorder, Acid Reflux, Trigeminal Neuralgia. The patient has Constipation, Insomnia, Blurred Vision, Pressure Of Speech
- A study of side effects of Augmentin for a 56-year old woman with Infection. The patient has Constipation
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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