Review: could Penicillin cause Gout?


Gout is reported only by a few people who take Penicillin. We study 863 people who have side effects while taking Penicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout and more.

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Penicillin has active ingredients of penicillin g potassium. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Penicillin 2,501 users)


Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, gout, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis (latest reports from 22,832 Gout patients).

On Oct, 14, 2016

863 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin.
Among them, 1 person (0.12%) has Gout

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Penicillin cause Gout?

Gender of people who have Gout when taking Penicillin *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer (1 person, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Haloperidol (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Compazine (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Bumetanide (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Azithromycin (1 person, 100.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Wound (1 person, 100.00%)
  • General Physical Health Deterioration (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Depressed Mood (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Decubitus Ulcer (1 person, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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