Could Ceftriaxone cause Diverticulitis - from FDA reports
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 Fluconazole, and have Metastases to central nervous system . We study 11,616 people who have side effects while taking Ceftriaxone from FDA. Among them, 12 have Diverticulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diverticulitis and more.
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Ceftriaxone has active ingredients of ceftriaxone sodium. It is often used in typhoid fever. (latest outcomes from Ceftriaxone 11,701 users)
Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 14,673 Diverticulitis patients).
On Jan, 15, 2017
11,616 people reported to have side effects when taking Ceftriaxone.
Among them, 12 people (0.1%) have Diverticulitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ceftriaxone when people have Diverticulitis *:
- < 1 month: 80 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Ceftriaxone *:
- female: 50 %
- male: 50 %
Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Ceftriaxone *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 8.33 %
- 50-59: 8.33 %
- 60+: 83.33 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Metastases To Central Nervous System (3 people, 25.00%)
- Pneumonia (1 person, 8.33%)
- Meningitis Fungal (1 person, 8.33%)
- Ill-Defined Disorder (1 person, 8.33%)
- Bronchopneumopathy (1 person, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Fluconazole (5 people, 41.67%)
- Bactrim Ds (4 people, 33.33%)
- Metronidazole (3 people, 25.00%)
- Pantoprazole Sodium (2 people, 16.67%)
- Amlodipine (2 people, 16.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Abdominal Pain (4 people, 33.33%)
- Thrombocytopenia (3 people, 25.00%)
- Pneumoperitoneum (3 people, 25.00%)
- Lymphocele (3 people, 25.00%)
- Constipation (3 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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