I was on penicillin for a week. I ended up with swollen feet. I've had excess salt for a long time. How long will it take for the swelling to go down? Should I decrease my salt intake? Thanks.
28 Aug 2011
I'm not so sure of the relationship between penicillin and swollen feet. Swelling (edema) is not a reported side effect of Penicillin.
High sodium levels (salt) can cause fluid retention and you would certainly be wise to decrease your salt intake.
- Penicillin Information for Consumers
- Penicillin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Penicillin (detailed)
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