Penicillin and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Penicillin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Penicillin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,304 people who have side effects when taking Penicillin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 31, 2017

2,304 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin.
Among them, 32 people (1.39%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Penicillin cause Constipation?

Time on Penicillin when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Penicillin *:

  • female: 67.86 %
  • male: 32.14 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Penicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 23.53 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 17.65 %
  • 40-49: 23.53 %
  • 50-59: 17.65 %
  • 60+: 17.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (6 people, 18.75%)
  • Preventive Health Care (4 people, 12.50%)
  • Metastases To Bone (4 people, 12.50%)
  • Depression (4 people, 12.50%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (3 people, 9.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (11 people, 34.38%)
  • Lasix (7 people, 21.88%)
  • Oxycodone (6 people, 18.75%)
  • Miralax (6 people, 18.75%)
  • Aredia (5 people, 15.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (16 people, 50.00%)
  • Fatigue (12 people, 37.50%)
  • Weakness (11 people, 34.38%)
  • Pain (11 people, 34.38%)
  • Joint Pain (11 people, 34.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Penicillin

Penicillin has active ingredients of penicillin g potassium. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Penicillin 2,857 users)

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Constipation has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 146,568 Constipation patients).

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