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Review: could Flagyl cause Drowsiness?





Summary: Drowsiness 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 Lasix, and have Pain.

We study 9,847 people who have side effects while taking Flagyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 142 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Flagyl and have Drowsiness >>>

Flagyl

Flagyl has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from Flagyl 10,484 users)

Drowsiness

Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Drowsiness 68,687 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 9,843 people reported to have side effects when taking Flagyl. Among them, 142 people (1.44%) have Drowsiness.

Trend of Drowsiness in Flagyl reports

Time on Flagyl when people have Drowsiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drowsiness80.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Flagyl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drowsiness0.00%6.72%5.97%5.97%5.22%11.94%29.10%35.07%

Severity of Drowsiness when taking Flagyl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Drowsiness0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (18 people, 12.68%)
  2. Crohn's disease (15 people, 10.56%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (13 people, 9.15%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (9 people, 6.34%)
  5. Prophylaxis (8 people, 5.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (32 people, 22.54%)
  2. Pepcid (30 people, 21.13%)
  3. Bactrim (29 people, 20.42%)
  4. Ambien (26 people, 18.31%)
  5. Celexa (25 people, 17.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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