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Review: could Penicillin cause Uti?

Summary: Uti could be caused by Penicillin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Penicillin v potassium, and have Metastases to bone.

We study 1,409 people who have side effects while taking Penicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Uti. Find out below who they are, when they have Uti and more.

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Penicillin

Penicillin (latest outcomes from 1,783 users) has active ingredients of penicillin g potassium. It is often used in infection.

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) (latest reports from 451,956 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 1,373 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin. Among them, 22 people (1.60%) have Uti. They amount to 0.00% of all the 445,934 people who have Uti on eHealthMe.

Trend of Uti in Penicillin reports

Time on Penicillin when people have Uti * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Uti100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Uti when taking Penicillin * :

FemaleMale
Uti18.18%81.82%

Age of people who have Uti when taking Penicillin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Uti0.00%0.00%5.56%0.00%5.56%0.00%38.89%50.00%

Severity of Uti when taking Penicillin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Uti0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Uti ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Uti0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (8 people, 36.36%)
  2. Hypertension (7 people, 31.82%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (6 people, 27.27%)
  4. Pain (1 people, 4.55%)
  5. Neuropathy peripheral (1 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Penicillin v potassium (16 people, 72.73%)
  2. Lisinopril (15 people, 68.18%)
  3. Lipitor (14 people, 63.64%)
  4. Aredia (14 people, 63.64%)
  5. Verapamil (11 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • i only recover after a course of antibiotics for urinary tract infection. I have stopped and started a few times taking pseudoephedrine and each time i take it i get urinary tract infection after

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • reactions come back after eating certain foods and breathing in chemicals

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