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Review: could Flagyl cause Colitis?

Summary: Colitis could be caused by Flagyl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Prophylaxis.

We study 9,822 people who have side effects while taking Flagyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 204 have Colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Colitis and more.

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Flagyl

Flagyl (latest outcomes from 10,455 users) has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial.

Colitis

Colitis (inflammation of colon) (latest reports from 83,813 patients) has been reported by people with acne, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 9,776 people reported to have side effects when taking Flagyl. Among them, 204 people (2.09%) have Colitis. They amount to 0.24% of all the 83,307 people who have Colitis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Colitis in Flagyl reports

Time on Flagyl when people have Colitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Colitis98.36%1.64%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Colitis when taking Flagyl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Colitis0.00%0.44%5.29%1.76%9.25%7.49%21.59%54.19%

Severity of Colitis when taking Flagyl ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Colitis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (50 people, 24.51%)
  2. Diverticulitis (39 people, 19.12%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (36 people, 17.65%)
  4. Colitis (30 people, 14.71%)
  5. Osteoarthritis (26 people, 12.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (53 people, 25.98%)
  2. Levaquin (48 people, 23.53%)
  3. Protonix (48 people, 23.53%)
  4. Ambien (46 people, 22.55%)
  5. Folic acid (41 people, 20.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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