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Penicillin Pulmonary Embolism Side Effects

Penicillin Pulmonary Embolism Side Effect Reports

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

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Pulmonary Embolism, 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.

Pain, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Injury, Emotional Distress, Anxiety

This Pulmonary Embolism side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 44-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: cellulitis. The patient was prescribed Penicillin (dosage: Unk), which was started on Jul 20, 2009. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Clindamycin (Unk)
  • Amlodipine Besylate And Benazepril Hcl (Unk)
  • Fluconazole (Unk)
  • Levaquin (Unk)
  • Acidophilus
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Atenolol (Unk)
  • Yaz (Unk)
When starting to take Penicillin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Injury
  • Emotional Distress
  • Anxiety
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Penicillin.
Pulmonary Embolism, Anxiety, Pain, Injury, Emotional Distress, Deep Vein Thrombosis

This Pulmonary Embolism Penicillin side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES on Oct 12, 2011. A Female , 28 years of age, weighting 276.0 lb, was treated with Penicillin. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Anxiety
  • Pain
  • Injury
  • Emotional Distress
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
. Penicillin dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Lortab
  • Augmentin
The patient was hospitalized.
Dyspnoea, Chest Pain, Pulmonary Embolism

This is a Penicillin G Benzathine side effect report of a 27-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Penicillin G Benzathine (dosage:600.000 U/ml, Unk, start time: Jan 01, 1987), combined with:
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (Unk Unk, Qd)
  • Parenteral Fluids
  • Singulair (Unk Unk, Qd)
  • Albuterol Sulfate Autohaler (Unk)
  • Iron Sulfatethiamin Compound Tab
  • Folic Acid
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Bicillin (Unk)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Pulmonary Embolism side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Dyspnoea
  • Chest Pain
  • Pulmonary Embolism
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 G Benzathine treatment in female patients suffering from NA, resulting in Pulmonary Embolism.

Alcohol Abuse, Spinal Osteoarthritis, Injury, Pulmonary Embolism, Pericardial Effusion, Pancreatic Carcinoma, Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Hypotension, Chills

A patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Penicillin Vk treatment (dosage: NA) on Apr 01, 2003. Soon after starting Penicillin Vk treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Spinal Osteoarthritis
  • Injury
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pancreatic Carcinoma
  • Depressed Level Of Consciousness
  • Hypotension
  • Chills
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Flomax
  • Flexeril
  • Zometa (4 Mg, Qmo)
  • Medrol (Unk)
  • Amaryl (4 Mg / Daily)
  • Valium
  • Vicodin
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Penicillin Vk side effects, such as Pulmonary Embolism.
Pulmonary Embolism, Headache, Fatigue, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Oedema Peripheral, Dyspnoea

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Penicillin Vk on Sep 07, 2010. Patient felt the following Penicillin side effects: pulmonary embolism, headache, fatigue, deep vein thrombosis, oedema peripheral, dyspnoea Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 454.2 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Penicillin Vk dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Ibuprofen
  • Augmentin Xr
  • Atenolol (Daily Dose 100 Mg)
  • Nitrofurantoin
  • Naproxen
  • Yaz
  • Amoxicillin
The patient was hospitalized.
Chest Pain, Pulmonary Embolism

This report suggests a potential Penicillin Pulmonary Embolism side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Penicillin (dosage: NA) starting Jan 01, 2003. Soon after starting Penicillin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Chest Pain
  • Pulmonary Embolism
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Constan
  • Limiktal Nos (uncodeable ^unclassifiable^)
  • Yaz
  • Risperdal
  • Cogentin
  • Uncodeable ^unclassifiable^
  • Lorazepam
  • Zoloft
The patient was hospitalized. Although Penicillin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Pulmonary Embolism, may still occur.
Chest Pain, Pulmonary Embolism

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Sep 22, 2010 by a Female taking Penicillin (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 200.6 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Penicillin side effects: chest pain, pulmonary embolism. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Risperdal
  • Lorazepam
  • Cogentin
  • Uncodeable ^unclassifiable^
  • Zoloft
  • Constan
  • Limiktal Nos (uncodeable ^unclassifiable^)
  • Yaz
The patient was hospitalized.
Pulmonary Embolism, Vision Blurred, Syncope, Face Injury, Dizziness

This Pulmonary Embolism problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On May 01, 2007 a consumer started treatment with Penicillin (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Amoxicillin
  • Yasmin
When commencing Penicillin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Vision Blurred
  • Syncope
  • Face Injury
  • Dizziness
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Pulmonary Embolism, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

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Penicillin Pulmonary Embolism Causes and Reviews

What is a pulmonary embolism (PE)?

A pulmonary embolism (PE) is a sudden blockage in a lung artery. It usually happens when a when a blood clot breaks loose and travels through the bloodstream to the lungs. PE is a serious condition that can cause

  • Permanent damage to the lungs
  • Low oxygen levels in your blood
  • Damage to other organs in your body from not getting enough oxygen

PE can be life-threatening, especially if a clot is large, or if there are many clots.

What causes a pulmonary embolism (PE)?

The cause is usually a blood clot in the leg called a deep vein thrombosis that breaks loose and travels through the bloodstream to the lung.

Who is at risk for a pulmonary embolism (PE)?

Anyone can get a pulmonary embolism (PE), but certain things can raise your risk of PE:

  • Having surgery, especially joint replacement surgery
  • Certain medical conditions, including
    • Cancers
    • Heart diseases
    • Lung diseases
    • A broken hip or leg bone or other trauma
  • Hormone-based medicines, such as birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy
  • Pregnancy and childbirth. The risk is highest for about six weeks after childbirth.
  • Not moving for long periods, such as being on bed rest, having a cast, or taking a long plane flight
  • Age. Your risk increases as you get older, especially after age 40.
  • Family history and genetics. Certain genetic changes that can increase your risk of blood clots and PE.
  • Obesity
What are the symptoms of a pulmonary embolism (PE)?

Half the people who have pulmonary embolism have no symptoms. If you do have symptoms, they can include shortness of breath, chest pain or coughing up blood. Symptoms of a blood clot include warmth, swelling, pain, tenderness and redness of the leg.

How is a pulmonary embolism (PE) diagnosed?

It can be difficult to diagnose PE. To make a diagnosis, your health care provider will

  • Take your medical history, including asking about your symptoms and risk factors for PE
  • Do a physical exam
  • Run some tests, including various imaging tests and possibly some blood tests
What are the treatments for a pulmonary embolism (PE)?

If you have PE, you need medical treatment right away. The goal of treatment is to break up clots and help keep other clots from forming. Treatment options include medicines and procedures.


  • Anticoagulants, or blood thinners, keep blood clots from getting larger and stop new clots from forming. You might get them as an injection, a pill, or through an I.V. (intravenous). They can cause bleeding, especially if you are taking other medicines that also thin your blood, such as aspirin.
  • Thrombolytics are medicines to dissolve blood clots. You may get them if you have large clots that cause severe symptoms or other serious complications. Thrombolytics can cause sudden bleeding, so they are used if your PE is serious and may be life-threatening.


  • Catheter-assisted thrombus removal uses a flexible tube to reach a blood clot in your lung. Your health care provider can insert a tool in the tube to break up the clot or to deliver medicine through the tube. Usually you will get medicine to put you to sleep for this procedure.
  • A vena cava filter may be used in some people who cannot take blood thinners. Your health care provider inserts a filter inside a large vein called the vena cava. The filter catches blood clots before they travel to the lungs, which prevents pulmonary embolism. But the filter does not stop new blood clots from forming.
Can pulmonary embolism (PE) be prevented?

Preventing new blood clots can prevent PE. Prevention may include

  • Continuing to take blood thinners. It's also important to get regular checkups with your provider, to make sure that the dosage of your medicines is working to prevent blood clots but not causing bleeding.
  • Heart-healthy lifestyle changes, such as heart-healthy eating, exercise, and, if you smoke, quitting smoking
  • Using compression stockings to prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Moving your legs when sitting for long periods of time (such as on long trips)
  • Moving around as soon as possible after surgery or being confined to a bed

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Penicillin Pulmonary Embolism Reviews

Fri, 02 Sep 2011

Lots and lots of itchy ASS.

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
Tue, 24 Nov 2009
what du side efects amp;gt;:o
Fri, 19 Feb 2010
it was wierd and horrible i could breath it was hard so i had to go to the hospital and they helped me there
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.
Wed, 28 Apr 2010
my eyes will swell and my urine become condense than usual..
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Rash (32)
Pain (26)
Hypersensitivity (23)
Pruritus (17)
Urticaria (16)
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Rash (32)
Hypersensitivity (23)
Pain (23)
Pruritus (17)
Urticaria (16)
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