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Review: could Penicillin cause Red face (Skin blushing/flushing)?





Summary: Red face is found among people who take Penicillin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Radiation therapy, and have Convulsion.

We study 1,430 people who have side effects while taking Penicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Red face. Find out below who they are, when they have Red face and more.

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Penicillin

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

Red face

Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.(latest reports from Red face 44,981 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 1,427 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin. Among them, 7 people (0.49%) have Red Face.

Trend of Red face in Penicillin reports

Time on Penicillin when people have Red face * :

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Gender of people who have Red face when taking Penicillin * :

FemaleMale
Red face14.29%85.71%

Age of people who have Red face when taking Penicillin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Red face0.00%0.00%14.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%85.71%

Severity of Red face when taking Penicillin ** :

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How people recovered from Red face ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Convulsion (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Radiation therapy (6 people, 85.71%)
  2. Acyclovir (6 people, 85.71%)
  3. Proscar (6 people, 85.71%)
  4. Gabapentin (6 people, 85.71%)
  5. Warfarin sodium (6 people, 85.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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