Review: could Penicillin cause Uti (Urinary tract infection)?
Summary: Uti is found among people who take Penicillin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Penicillin v potassium, and have Metastases to bone.
We study 1,434 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 has active ingredients of penicillin g potassium. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 1,809 Penicillin users)
Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 66,192 Uti patients)
On Jan, 15, 2015: 1,434 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin. Among them, 22 people (1.53%) have Uti.
Time on Penicillin when people have Uti * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Uti when taking Penicillin * :
Age of people who have Uti when taking Penicillin * :
Severity of Uti when taking Penicillin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Uti ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (8 people, 36.36%)
- Hypertension (7 people, 31.82%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (6 people, 27.27%)
- Pain (1 people, 4.55%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (1 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Penicillin v potassium (16 people, 72.73%)
- Lisinopril (15 people, 68.18%)
- Aredia (14 people, 63.64%)
- Lipitor (14 people, 63.64%)
- Verapamil (11 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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HELP! Hello we are in the UK - my husband had an aortic valve replacement 4 years ago - he is now 61 and on warfarin. Over the past few years, since his AVR, he has had about 4/5 urinary infections which have caused him to be hospitalised with very high temperature/rigors etc. The medical profession in the UK seem to think there is no correlation between warfarin and urinary infections. He has been checked out to see if there is a problem with his bladder/prostrate/kidneys but all are okay and the only link we can see is when his warfarin is increased to a high dose (10mg or above) he gets this infection.
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I had been diagnosed with UTI last week. I had been experiencing pain when unrinating thus I consulted my OBGyne for I had been once checked by a Urologist and told me that my UTI is not related to any kidney problems thus recommending me to see an OBGyne.
My OBGyne told me that I take Zinnat twice a day for seven days. I had been taking my medicine since then. However, I had sore throat by the 6th day I had been taking the medicine. I am not sure whether I had sore throat due to the medication or for any other reasons. My next appointment with my OBGyne is three days away. I do not know whether I should tell her about it or wait till my appointment.
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