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Review: could Ceftriaxone cause Diverticulitis?

Summary: Diverticulitis is found among people who take Ceftriaxone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Metastases to central nervous system.

We study 6,807 people who have side effects while taking Ceftriaxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Diverticulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diverticulitis and more.

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Ceftriaxone

Ceftriaxone has active ingredients of ceftriaxone sodium. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from 6,842 Ceftriaxone users)

Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 10,152 Diverticulitis patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 6,807 people reported to have side effects when taking Ceftriaxone. Among them, 14 people (0.21%) have Diverticulitis.

Trend of Diverticulitis in Ceftriaxone reports

Time on Ceftriaxone when people have Diverticulitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diverticulitis66.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Ceftriaxone * :

FemaleMale
Diverticulitis42.86%57.14%

Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Ceftriaxone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diverticulitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.14%14.29%78.57%

Severity of Diverticulitis when taking Ceftriaxone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Diverticulitis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to central nervous system (3 people, 21.43%)
  2. Renal transplant (2 people, 14.29%)
  3. Escherichia infection (1 people, 7.14%)
  4. Ill-defined disorder (1 people, 7.14%)
  5. Pneumonia (1 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (5 people, 35.71%)
  2. Fluconazole (5 people, 35.71%)
  3. Metronidazole (4 people, 28.57%)
  4. Bactrim ds (4 people, 28.57%)
  5. Temodal (3 people, 21.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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