Review: could Ceftriaxone cause Diverticulitis?
Summary: Diverticulitis could be caused by Ceftriaxone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Omeprazole, and have Metastases to central nervous system.
We study 6,798 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.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 6,798 people reported to have side effects when taking Ceftriaxone. Among them, 14 people (0.21%) have Diverticulitis. They amount to 0.02% of all the 63,344 people who have Diverticulitis on eHealthMe.
Time on Ceftriaxone when people have Diverticulitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Ceftriaxone * :
Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Ceftriaxone * :
Severity of Diverticulitis when taking Ceftriaxone ** :
How people recovered from Diverticulitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to central nervous system (3 people, 21.43%)
- Renal transplant (2 people, 14.29%)
- Escherichia infection (1 people, 7.14%)
- Ill-defined disorder (1 people, 7.14%)
- Pneumonia (1 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Omeprazole (5 people, 35.71%)
- Fluconazole (5 people, 35.71%)
- Metronidazole (4 people, 28.57%)
- Bactrim ds (4 people, 28.57%)
- Temodal (3 people, 21.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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