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Review: could Penicillin cause Vertigo?

Summary: Vertigo could be caused by Penicillin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Penicillin v potassium, and have Neoplasm malignant.

We study 1,409 people who have side effects while taking Penicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 52 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo 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.

Vertigo

Vertigo (latest reports from 1,288,789 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 1,376 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin. Among them, 52 people (3.78%) have Vertigo. They amount to 0.00% of all the 1,286,413 people who have Vertigo on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vertigo in Penicillin reports

Time on Penicillin when people have Vertigo * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vertigo80.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Penicillin * :

FemaleMale
Vertigo50.94%49.06%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Penicillin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.00%0.00%10.71%7.14%3.57%64.29%14.29%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Penicillin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Neoplasm malignant (17 people, 32.69%)
  2. Type 1 diabetes mellitus (12 people, 23.08%)
  3. Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (11 people, 21.15%)
  4. Hypercalcaemia (6 people, 11.54%)
  5. Pain (4 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Penicillin v potassium (37 people, 71.15%)
  2. Avelox (34 people, 65.38%)
  3. Zometa (34 people, 65.38%)
  4. Dexamethasone (33 people, 63.46%)
  5. Warfarin sodium (26 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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