Flagyl and Drowsiness - from FDA reports


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 Bactrim, and have Crohn's disease . We study 14,208 people who have side effects while taking Flagyl from FDA. Among them, 199 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more.

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Flagyl

Flagyl has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from Flagyl 15,176 users)

Drowsiness

Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 114,734 Drowsiness patients).

On Jan, 20, 2017

14,208 people reported to have side effects when taking Flagyl.
Among them, 199 people (1.4%) have Drowsiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flagyl cause Drowsiness?

Time on Flagyl when people have Drowsiness *:

  • < 1 month: 81.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.62 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Flagyl *:

  • female: 68.75 %
  • male: 31.25 %

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Flagyl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 5.39 %
  • 10-19: 1.2 %
  • 20-29: 4.79 %
  • 30-39: 7.78 %
  • 40-49: 12.57 %
  • 50-59: 27.54 %
  • 60+: 40.72 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (27 people, 13.57%)
  • Crohn's Disease (27 people, 13.57%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (26 people, 13.07%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (12 people, 6.03%)
  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 5.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (34 people, 17.09%)
  • Bactrim (34 people, 17.09%)
  • Pepcid (32 people, 16.08%)
  • Zofran (28 people, 14.07%)
  • Ambien (28 people, 14.07%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (75 people, 37.69%)
  • Fever (68 people, 34.17%)
  • Nausea (66 people, 33.17%)
  • Fatigue (56 people, 28.14%)
  • Depression (55 people, 27.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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