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Penicillin Headache Side Effects

Penicillin Headache Side Effect Reports


The following Penicillin Headache side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Headache, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Penicillin or it might take time to develop.



Headache

This Headache side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 56-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Penicillin V Potassium (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Nexium
  • Zocor
  • Nasonex
  • Norvasc
  • Proventil (Inh Three Puffs)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Valtrex
  • Rhinocort
When starting to take Penicillin V Potassium the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Headache
These side effects may potentially be related to Penicillin V Potassium.
Jaundice, Hepatotoxicity, Chromaturia, Pyrexia, Restlessness, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Gamma-glutamyltransferase Increased, Weight Decreased, Headache

This Headache Penicillin V side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED KINGDOM on Feb 16, 2012. A male , 61 years of age, was treated with Penicillin V. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Jaundice
  • Hepatotoxicity
  • Chromaturia
  • Pyrexia
  • Restlessness
  • Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
  • Gamma-glutamyltransferase Increased
  • Weight Decreased
  • Headache
. Penicillin V dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Omeprazole
  • Simvastatin
  • Dipyridamole (Unk)
  • Aspirin
  • Clopidogrel Bisulfate
The patient was hospitalized.
Confusional State, Disorientation, Headache

This is a Penicillin Nos side effect report of a 49-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED KINGDOM, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: splenectomy,diarrhoea, who was treated with Penicillin Nos (dosage:250 Mg, 2x/day, start time: Sep 04, 2009), combined with:
  • Creon (40000 Units Daily)
  • Docusate (200 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Sunitinib Malate (37.5 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Humalog (40-32 Units Day)
  • Domperidone Maleate (Unk)
  • Ursodeoxycholic Acid (250 Mg, 3x/day)
  • Omeprazole (20 Mg, 1x/day)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Headache side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Confusional State
  • Disorientation
  • Headache
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Penicillin Nos treatment in patients suffering from splenectomy,diarrhoea, resulting in Headache.

Nasopharyngitis, Diarrhoea, Sickle Cell Anaemia, Pyrexia, Asthenia, White Blood Cell Count Increased, Headache

A patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: splenectomy,thrombocytosis,iron overload started Penicillin treatment (dosage: 250 Mg, Q12h) on Feb 01, 2010. Soon after starting Penicillin treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Diarrhoea
  • Sickle Cell Anaemia
  • Pyrexia
  • Asthenia
  • White Blood Cell Count Increased
  • Headache
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Aspirin (81 Mg, Qd)
  • Exjade (500 Mg, Qd)
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Penicillin side effects, such as Headache.
Decreased Appetite, Restlessness, Dry Skin, Epigastric Discomfort, Hepatotoxicity, Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased, Pallor, Headache, Vomiting

A patient from UNITED KINGDOM was prescribed and started Penicillin V on Jun 14, 2011. Patient felt the following Penicillin side effects: decreased appetite, restlessness, dry skin, epigastric discomfort, hepatotoxicity, blood alkaline phosphatase increased, pallor, headache, vomiting Additional patient health information: male , 61 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Penicillin V dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Omeprazole
  • Simvastatin
  • Dipyridamole
  • Aspirin
  • Clopidogrel Bisulfate
The patient was hospitalized.
Body Temperature Increased, Transient Ischaemic Attack, Lacunar Infarction, Sleep Disorder, Monocytosis, Restlessness, Livedo Reticularis, Hepatitis Acute, Headache

This report suggests a potential Penicillin V Headache side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 61-year-old patient from (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Penicillin V (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Penicillin V the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Body Temperature Increased
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack
  • Lacunar Infarction
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Monocytosis
  • Restlessness
  • Livedo Reticularis
  • Hepatitis Acute
  • Headache
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Simvastatin
  • Aspirin
  • Dipyridamole
  • Clopidogrel
  • Omeprazole
The patient was hospitalized. Although Penicillin V demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Headache, may still occur.
Pulmonary Embolism, Headache, Fatigue, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Oedema Peripheral, Dyspnoea

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Sep 07, 2010 by a Female taking Penicillin Vk (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 454.2 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Penicillin side effects: pulmonary embolism, headache, fatigue, deep vein thrombosis, oedema peripheral, dyspnoea. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Ibuprofen
  • Augmentin Xr
  • Atenolol (Daily Dose 100 Mg)
  • Nitrofurantoin
  • Naproxen
  • Yaz
  • Amoxicillin
The patient was hospitalized.
Blood Glucose Increased, Caesarean Section, Discomfort, Erythema, Feeling Abnormal, Headache, Malaise, Vision Blurred

This Headache problem was reported by a pharmacist from UNITED STATES. A 28-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): beta haemolytic streptococcal infection.On Jan 16, 2009 a consumer started treatment with Penicillin G Potassium (dosage: 3,000,000 Every 4 Hr Iv). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Penicillin G Potassium, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Blood Glucose Increased
  • Caesarean Section
  • Discomfort
  • Erythema
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Headache
  • Malaise
  • Vision Blurred
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Headache, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Abdominal Tenderness, Headache, Leukopenia, Lumbar Puncture Abnormal, Malaise, Neutropenia, Pyrexia

This is a Penicillin Vk side effect report of a 27-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: bacterial infection and was treated with Penicillin Vk (dosage: NA) starting Nov 01, 2006. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Abdominal Tenderness
  • Headache
  • Leukopenia
  • Lumbar Puncture Abnormal
  • Malaise
  • Neutropenia
  • Pyrexia
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Penicillin Vk could cause Headache and that some patients may be more susceptible.

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Penicillin Headache Causes and Reviews


Almost everyone has had a Headache. Headache is the most common form of pain. It's a major reason people miss days at work or school or visit the doctor.

The most common type of Headache is a tension Headache. Tension Headaches are due to tight muscles in your shoulders, neck, scalp and jaw. They are often related to stress, depression or anxiety. You are more likely to get tension Headaches if you work too much, don't get enough sleep, miss meals, or use alcohol.

Other common types of Headaches include migraines, cluster Headaches, and sinus Headaches. Most people can feel much better by making lifestyle changes, learning ways to relax and taking pain relievers.

Not all Headaches require a doctor's attention. But sometimes Headaches warn of a more serious disorder. Let your health care provider know if you have sudden, severe Headaches. Get medical help right away if you have a Headache after a blow to your head, or if you have a Headache along with a stiff neck, fever, confusion, loss of consciousness, or pain in the eye or ear.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


Penicillin Headache Reviews

Fri, 23 Jan 2009
I was giving Penicillin for a tooth ache and it worked pretty good at first. Out of no where though I started getting horribe migrane Headaches with a little bit of motion sickness. Anyhow I stopped taking it and I was good to go again.
Mon, 16 Nov 2009
Headache
Fri, 19 Feb 2010
I've been in Prevpac which contains amoxicillin. 2000 mg a day for 10 days now and still have 4 more days left that i can't wait to finish. I've been trough many side effects. First day got diarreah, second and third day bad nausea, the next following days extreme tiredness all of these accompained buy Headaches, swetty hands and feet, difficulty paying attention kind of blurry head.My latest side effect has been mild chest pain and stiff neck. I know i have to finish them but wow it's hard to do so.
Mon, 16 Aug 2010
I have been taking penycillin now for a week because of an infection leading to root canal. From the penycillin, I have experienced Headaches, dizziness, vertigo type symptoms, body and muscle aches and cramping. Symptoms have increased as the days have gone on. It was recommended to me to seek a "refrigerated" PRObiotic which you can find in health food stores. Penycillin strips away bacteria, both bad and good bacteria. Probiotics, which are live cells in pill form, help to replenish your body. I was instructed to take probiotics in between the penycillin and take the whole bottle of probiotics, even after the penycillin is gone. I have also been told to "double up" the doseage of the probitoics. So, we will see... hopefully it will help and hopefully this post might help you?
Fri, 24 Dec 2010
I have got 5 teeth pulled today for braces. It was difficult to take Penicillin because my whole mouth was numb.. I rested for a while then got up and took it. I have been really dizzy and I have a real bad Headache.. I got prescribed the Penicillin for pain in my mouth after getting 5 teeth pulled.. Not sure that it is working.. I just have the horrible side effects to look forward to. Thanks for letting me share!
Mon, 27 Jun 2011
SEVERE gastric pain and upset. severe diarrhea nausea, vomiting and Headache all by day 5!!!! :'(
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