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Review: could Penicillin cause Gout?





Summary: Gout is found among people who take Penicillin, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, also take medication Revlimid, and have Hypercalcaemia of malignancy.

We study 1,430 people who have side effects while taking Penicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Penicillin and have Gout >>>

Penicillin

Penicillin has active ingredients of penicillin g potassium. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Penicillin 1,808 users)

Gout

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, diabetes.(latest reports from Gout 12,602 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 1,427 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin. Among them, 27 people (1.89%) have Gout.

Trend of Gout in Penicillin reports

Time on Penicillin when people have Gout * :

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Gender of people who have Gout when taking Penicillin * :

FemaleMale
Gout0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Gout when taking Penicillin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gout0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Gout when taking Penicillin ** :

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How people recovered from Gout ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (11 people, 40.74%)
  2. Hypercalcaemia (6 people, 22.22%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (6 people, 22.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Revlimid (23 people, 85.19%)
  2. Penicillin v potassium (23 people, 85.19%)
  3. Zometa (23 people, 85.19%)
  4. Levaquin (22 people, 81.48%)
  5. Lortab (22 people, 81.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can penicillin cause dry mouth
    (Asked by a 28 year old woman who has Dry Mouth, and takes Penicillin)
    I have been feeling run down then came down with bad
    Tonsillitis since taki g penicillin my mum is really dry why?
  • I take flecainide for af.can i take glucosamine & chondroitin ( msm) to treat back pain
    (Asked by a 58 year old man who has Atrial Fibrillation/flutter, Gout, and takes Flecainide Acetate, Allopurinol, Aspirin)
    Can I take the flecainide for the AF and the MSM joint formula for back pain without adverse effects
  • Females on diovan developing gout? (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 56 year old woman who has Gout, High Blood Pressure, and takes Diovan)
    I recently suffered a gout attack for the first time in my life. I am 55, female and have no history of this condition in my family.



    About a year ago my husband and I moved and my new doctor put me on this medication for pre-hypertension.



    I have read mounting evidence that one major side effect of Diovan is elevated uric acid in the blood, which in turn can cause gout.



    It was so incredibly painful that I never want to suffer a recurrence, but I don't want to take allopurinol as a preventive measure, as I have had two friends develop movement disorders (Parkinsons and dystonia) after taking it.



    I would much rather find another effective blood pressure medication that doesn't cause gout. Anyone successfully switched medication?
  • What can i take for gout if i'm on xarelto (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 58 year old man who has Diabetes, Gout, and takes Metformin)
    I have been on xarelto for 2 months after having a pulmonary embolism. But i have had an attack of gout since that doesn't seem to be going anywhere. I discovered that both voltaren and celebrex which I have taken for gout in the past are not to be taken while on xarelto. So i desperately need to find something to relieve the pain that wont cause a problem with the xarelto. Help!!!
  • Is pepcid ac a trigger for gout
    (Asked by a 61 year old man who has Gout, and takes Pepcid Ac)
    Last week I started taking a pepcid ac on the fifth day I started to have gout symptoms. Now, a week later, after I stopped using the pepcid ac the gout symptoms are going away.



    I want to know is pepcid ac a know trigger for gout. I know aspirin is and I had the same sort of gout symptoms a few years ago after taking an aspirin a day for about five days. After I stopped taking the aspirin the gout symptoms went away.



    Thank you

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    (Posted by a 46 year old man who has Gout, and takes Allopurinol)
    I have just been prescribed 100mg Allopurinol.
    1 a day.
    I am in my second day of taking these tablets.
    I have begun to get get a sudden pain in my ear.
    I have never in all my years have ever had such a pain.
    I know the only change that has happened around me is taking these tablets.
    I have stopped taking these and am awaiting my next appt with my GP.
    I do take Arcoxia with paracetemol for pain relief.

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