Flagyl and Colitis - from FDA reports


Summary

Colitis is found among people who take Flagyl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Levaquin, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Colitis with Flagyl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 14,989 people who have side effects when taking Flagyl from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 03, 2017

14,989 people reported to have side effects when taking Flagyl.
Among them, 276 people (1.84%) have Colitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flagyl cause Colitis?

Time on Flagyl when people have Colitis *:

  • < 1 month: 93.02 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.65 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Colitis when taking Flagyl *:

  • female: 66.54 %
  • male: 33.46 %

Age of people who have Colitis when taking Flagyl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.44 %
  • 10-19: 8.3 %
  • 20-29: 2.62 %
  • 30-39: 7.86 %
  • 40-49: 8.73 %
  • 50-59: 24.45 %
  • 60+: 47.6 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (37 people, 13.41%)
  • Preventive Health Care (33 people, 11.96%)
  • Crohn's Disease (23 people, 8.33%)
  • Breast Cancer (23 people, 8.33%)
  • Pain (21 people, 7.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levaquin (67 people, 24.28%)
  • Zometa (62 people, 22.46%)
  • Ambien (56 people, 20.29%)
  • Protonix (50 people, 18.12%)
  • Aredia (45 people, 16.30%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (87 people, 31.52%)
  • Nausea (61 people, 22.10%)
  • Abdominal Pain (60 people, 21.74%)
  • Anaemia (59 people, 21.38%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (54 people, 19.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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