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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 1,430 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 has active ingredients of penicillin g potassium. It is often used in infection. (view latest outcomes from 1,808 users)

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Uti 64,558 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 1,430 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin. Among them, 22 people (1.54%) have Uti.

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. Aredia (14 people, 63.64%)
  4. Lipitor (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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    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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