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Review: could Pneumonia cause Metabolic encephalopathy?

Summary: Metabolic encephalopathy could be caused by Pneumonia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Lobar pneumonia, and take Cefuroxime.

We study 11,727 people who have Pneumonia from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Metabolic encephalopathy. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 11,727 people who have pneumonia are studied. Among them, 5 (0.04%) have Metabolic Encephalopathy. They amount to 0.05% of all the 10,740 people who have Metabolic Encephalopathy on eHealthMe.

Trend of Metabolic encephalopathy in pneumonia reports

Gender of people who have pneumonia and experienced Metabolic encephalopathy * :

FemaleMale
Metabolic encephalopathy83.33%16.67%

Age of people who have pneumonia and experienced Metabolic encephalopathy * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Metabolic encephalopathy0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%20.00%80.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Lobar pneumonia (1 people, 20.00%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Cefuroxime (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Ciprofloxacin (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Furosemide (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Metronidazole (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Ceftriaxone (1 people, 20.00%)
  6. Moxifloxacin (1 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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