Penicillin and Fatigue - from FDA reports


Summary

Fatigue is found among people who take Penicillin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Fatigue with Penicillin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,959 people who have side effects when taking Penicillin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 23, 2017

1,959 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin.
Among them, 74 people (3.78%) have Fatigue


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Could Penicillin cause Fatigue?

Time on Penicillin when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 60 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 40 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Penicillin *:

  • female: 62.3 %
  • male: 37.7 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Penicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.38 %
  • 10-19: 11.9 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 9.52 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 47.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (16 people, 21.62%)
  • Pain (9 people, 12.16%)
  • Preventive Health Care (7 people, 9.46%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (6 people, 8.11%)
  • Diabetes (6 people, 8.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (14 people, 18.92%)
  • Prilosec (10 people, 13.51%)
  • Vitamin D (9 people, 12.16%)
  • Oxycodone (9 people, 12.16%)
  • Revlimid (8 people, 10.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (20 people, 27.03%)
  • Nausea (20 people, 27.03%)
  • Diarrhea (17 people, 22.97%)
  • Pain (16 people, 21.62%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (16 people, 21.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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