Penicillin and Constipation - from FDA reports


Constipation is found among people who take Penicillin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Penicillin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,439 people who have side effects when taking Penicillin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 21, 2017

2,439 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin.
Among them, 33 people (1.35%) have Constipation

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Penicillin cause Constipation?

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Penicillin *:

  • female: 65.52 %
  • male: 34.48 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Penicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 22.22 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 22.22 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 22.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (7 people, 21.21%)
  • Preventive Health Care (4 people, 12.12%)
  • Metastases To Bone (4 people, 12.12%)
  • Depression (4 people, 12.12%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (3 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (11 people, 33.33%)
  • Lasix (7 people, 21.21%)
  • Oxycodone (6 people, 18.18%)
  • Miralax (6 people, 18.18%)
  • Prednisone (5 people, 15.15%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (16 people, 48.48%)
  • Fatigue (12 people, 36.36%)
  • Weakness (11 people, 33.33%)
  • Pain (11 people, 33.33%)
  • Joint Pain (11 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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