Chlorhexidine gluconate and Candidiasis - from FDA reports


Summary

Candidiasis is found among people who take Chlorhexidine Gluconate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 2,668 people who have side effects while taking Chlorhexidine gluconate from FDA. Among them, 47 have Candidiasis. Find out below who they are, when they have Candidiasis and more.

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Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Chlorhexidine gluconate has active ingredients of chlorhexidine gluconate. (latest outcomes from Chlorhexidine gluconate 2,710 users)

Candidiasis

Candidiasis (candidiasis or thrush is a fungal infection) has been reported by people with asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, high blood pressure (latest reports from 8,458 Candidiasis patients).

On Feb, 17, 2017

2,668 people reported to have side effects when taking Chlorhexidine Gluconate.
Among them, 47 people (1.76%) have Candidiasis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chlorhexidine gluconate cause Candidiasis?

Time on Chlorhexidine Gluconate when people have Candidiasis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 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 Candidiasis when taking Chlorhexidine Gluconate *:

  • female: 59.57 %
  • male: 40.43 %

Age of people who have Candidiasis when taking Chlorhexidine Gluconate *:

  • 0-1: 6.67 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 15.56 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 44.44 %
  • 60+: 22.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (17 people, 36.17%)
  • Metastases To Bone (10 people, 21.28%)
  • Musculoskeletal Pain (9 people, 19.15%)
  • Anaemia (9 people, 19.15%)
  • Fever (6 people, 12.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (35 people, 74.47%)
  • Aredia (32 people, 68.09%)
  • Oxycontin (26 people, 55.32%)
  • Coumadin (26 people, 55.32%)
  • Compazine (25 people, 53.19%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (38 people, 80.85%)
  • Osteomyelitis (33 people, 70.21%)
  • Pneumonia (31 people, 65.96%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (31 people, 65.96%)
  • Fever (30 people, 63.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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