Review: could Chlorhexidine gluconate cause Candidiasis?
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 2,364 people who have side effects while taking Chlorhexidine gluconate from FDA and social media. Among them, 50 have Candidiasis. Find out below who they are, when they have Candidiasis and more.
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Chlorhexidine gluconate has active ingredients of chlorhexidine gluconate. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 2,387 Chlorhexidine gluconate users)
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 8,288 Candidiasis patients)
On Jan, 4, 2015: 2,364 people reported to have side effects when taking Chlorhexidine gluconate. Among them, 50 people (2.12%) have Candidiasis.
Time on Chlorhexidine gluconate when people have Candidiasis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Candidiasis when taking Chlorhexidine gluconate * :
Age of people who have Candidiasis when taking Chlorhexidine gluconate * :
Severity of Candidiasis when taking Chlorhexidine gluconate ** :
How people recovered from Candidiasis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (17 people, 34.00%)
- Metastases to bone (10 people, 20.00%)
- Anaemia (9 people, 18.00%)
- Musculoskeletal pain (9 people, 18.00%)
- Dyspnoea (6 people, 12.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (35 people, 70.00%)
- Aredia (32 people, 64.00%)
- Coumadin (28 people, 56.00%)
- Oxycontin (26 people, 52.00%)
- Compazine (25 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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