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Penicillin Safety Information and Side Effects

Penicillin Safety Information

Rash ( 32 reports)    ➢ More

Rash, Pyrexia, Dyspnoea

This case suggests a potential Penicillin Rash side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 34-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Penicillin (dosage: NA) starting Jan 31, 2014. Soon after starting Penicillin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Rash
  • Pyrexia
  • Dyspnoea
Drugs used concurrently:NA. The patient was hospitalized. Although Penicillin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Rash, may still occur.

Hypersensitivity ( 23 reports)    ➢ More

Hypersensitivity, Hyperhidrosis, Heart Rate Increased

Adverse event was reported on Dec 24, 2012 by a male taking Penicillin G Sodium (Dosage: NA) . Location: MW , 30 years of age, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Penicillin side effects: hypersensitivity, hyperhidrosis, heart rate increased.

Pain ( 23 reports)    ➢ More

Fear Of Injection, Pain

This Pain problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 46-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): ear infection.On 1976 a consumer started treatment with Penicillin G Potassium Injection, Usp (dosage: NA). The following health products were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Penicillin G Potassium Injection, Usp, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Fear Of Injection
  • Pain
Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Pain, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Pruritus ( 17 reports)    ➢ More

Pruritus, Erythema, Chest Discomfort, Throat Tightness

A case of a 50-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: beta haemolytic streptococcal infection and was treated with Penicillin (dosage: NA) starting Jan 17, 2014. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Pruritus
  • Erythema
  • Chest Discomfort
  • Throat Tightness
This opens a possibility that Penicillin could cause Pruritus and that some subjects may be more susceptible.

Urticaria ( 16 reports)    ➢ More

Swelling, Oedema Peripheral, Rash Macular, Urticaria, Hypersensitivity, Throat Irritation

on Apr 10, 2012 a male from UNITED STATES , 28 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Penicillin. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Penicillin side effects: swelling, oedema peripheral, rash macular, urticaria, hypersensitivity, throat irritation. Penicillin dosage: Unk Df, Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Excedrin Extra Strength Tablets (2 Df, Once/single)

Common Penicillin Side Effects

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Rash (32)
Hypersensitivity (23)
Pain (23)
Pruritus (17)
Urticaria (16)
Dyspnoea (14)
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (14)
Vomiting (13)
Pyrexia (13)
Oedema Peripheral (13)
Anxiety (12)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (12)
Nausea (11)
Chest Pain (11)
Erythema (11)
Injury (9)
Headache (9)
Emotional Distress (9)
Pulmonary Embolism (8)
Alanine Aminotransferase Increased (8)
Diarrhoea (8)
Swelling Face (8)
Malaise (7)
Abdominal Pain (7)
Renal Failure Acute (7)
Pain In Extremity (7)
Stevens-johnson Syndrome (7)
Rash Maculo-papular (6)
Skin Exfoliation (6)
Weight Decreased (6)
Anaphylactic Reaction (6)
Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased (6)
Dysphagia (6)
Swelling (6)
Blood Creatinine Increased (5)
Abdominal Pain Upper (5)
Haemorrhage (5)
Fear (5)
Chromaturia (5)
Fatigue (5)
Angioedema (5)
Decreased Appetite (5)
Throat Tightness (5)
Rash Pruritic (5)
Restlessness (5)
Dizziness (5)
No Adverse Event (4)
Neutropenia (4)
Nasopharyngitis (4)
Oedema (4)

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