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Review: could Penicillin cause Uti (Urinary tract infection)?

We study 1,419 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 1,795 users) has active ingredients of penicillin g potassium. It is often used in infection.

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) (latest reports from 448,295 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 1,419 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin. Among them, 22 people (1.55%) 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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Comments from related studies:

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Maria on Aug, 17, 2014:

    Both Prozac and Cipro contain high levels of Fluoride that can cause UTI. I suffered with chronic UTI until I discovered my food and beverage choices and medicine were all full of fluoride and causing it.

    Reply

    STARLITE on Aug, 8, 2014:

    I went off all my physc meds 6 months ago. My doctors started me back on them. I am 54. I got a uti and am not able to get rid of it. Process of elimination leads only to the effect that Prozac is causing it. There is nothing new to my diet. I've been on Cipro 1000mg

    Reply

    Libby C on Apr, 5, 2012:

    Prozac causes urinary retention which can cause UTIs!! Constant UTIs can cause Interstatial Cystitus, which may have to be treated for life. If you have suffered from this join with me in starting a class action suit.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • small amount of blood in urine; pain when urinating; symptoms occurring only 1 day so far

    Reply

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