Review: taking Metronidazole and Diflucan together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Metronidazole and Diflucan together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Metronidazole and Diflucan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,959 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Metronidazole

Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Metronidazole 20,887 users)

Diflucan

Diflucan has active ingredients of fluconazole. It is often used in fungal infection. (latest outcomes from Diflucan 20,530 users)

On Sep, 21, 2016

2,959 people who take Metronidazole, Diflucan are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Metronidazole and Diflucan drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Metronidazole:
  • < 1 month: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Diflucan:
  • < 1 month: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Metronidazole:
  • female: 46.0% - (6 of 13 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Diflucan:
  • female: 46.0% - (6 of 13 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Metronidazole:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Diflucan:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • diarrhoea
  • febrile neutropenia
  • abdominal pain
  • pleural effusion
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • intestinal ischaemia
  • pyrexia
  • neutropenia
  • respiratory failure
  • abdominal sepsis
1 - 6 months:
  • diarrhoea
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • enterococcal infection
  • multi-organ failure
  • escherichia infection
  • abdominal sepsis
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • oedema peripheral
  • pleural effusion
  • pneumonia
6 - 12 months:
  • diarrhoea
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • cachexia
  • depression
  • graft versus host disease
  • neutrophil count decreased
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
1 - 2 years:
  • cholelithiasis
  • myocardial infarction
  • abdominal pain upper
  • bronchitis
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • coronary artery disease
  • cough
  • dyspnoea
  • palpitations
  • pleuritic pain
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • cholelithiasis
  • abdominal pain upper
  • diarrhoea
  • gastric disorder
  • gastroenteritis
  • pancreatitis
  • stress
  • gallbladder cholesterolosis
5 - 10 years:
  • chest pain
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • dyspnoea
  • infection
  • oedema peripheral
  • ovarian cyst
  • pain in extremity
  • pulmonary embolism
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • depression
10+ years:
  • breathing difficulty - lying down
  • chest pain
  • device dislocation
  • disturbance in attention
  • fatigue
  • frequent or urgent urination
  • injury
  • nausea
  • neck, shoulder and arm syndrome
  • obesity
not specified:
  • pyrexia
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • injury
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • fatigue

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • injury
  • abdominal pain
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • oedema peripheral
male:
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • sepsis
  • hypotension
  • anaemia
  • vomiting
  • multi-organ failure
  • pneumonia
  • blood bilirubin increased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • intraventricular haemorrhage neonatal
  • neonatal disorder
  • patent ductus arteriosus
  • ventricular septal defect
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • pancytopenia
  • candida sepsis
  • capillary leak syndrome
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • general physical health deterioration
2-9:
  • pyrexia
  • conjunctivitis
  • cough
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • nausea
  • pharyngitis
  • lung neoplasm
  • sinusitis
  • hypertension
  • vomiting
10-19:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • hypertension
  • febrile neutropenia
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • abdominal pain
  • hypotension
  • sepsis
  • blood creatinine increased
20-29:
  • injury
  • pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • pain in extremity
  • chest pain
30-39:
  • pyrexia
  • pain
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • fatigue
  • neutropenia
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • dyspnoea
40-49:
  • diarrhoea
  • pyrexia
  • pleural effusion
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • idiosyncratic drug reaction
  • abdominal pain
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
50-59:
  • diarrhoea
  • pyrexia
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • bone disorder
  • pain in jaw
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • anxiety
60+:
  • pyrexia
  • sepsis
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • hypotension
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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