What reason would urine smell like penicillin?

Ultra-filtrate . Your urine is an ultra-filtrate of your blood. If you urine has a chemical smell or smells like penicillin it is because your kidneys are removing that chemical from your blood and releasing it into your urine. In wwii we didn't have enough penicillin and we would use the penicillin released in the urine of one patient to treat the next patient, .

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For what reason does my urine smell?

Dietary, metabolic. Urine is the water soluble output of excess and waste chemicals produced by your body. Urine may have an odor depending upon your basic metabolism, your inherited functions and your diet. For instance there is an inherited metabolism of sulfur compounds in fresh asparagus which causes a strong a characteristic odor in the urine. Read more...