Review: could Flagyl cause Pneumonia?


Summary

Pneumonia 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 Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 13,862 people who have side effects while taking Flagyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 575 have Pneumonia. Find out below who they are, when they have Pneumonia and more.

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Flagyl

Flagyl has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Flagyl 14,732 users)

Pneumonia

Pneumonia has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, thrombocytopenia, drug ineffective (latest reports from 168,533 Pneumonia patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

13,862 people reported to have side effects when taking Flagyl.
Among them, 575 people (4.15%) have Pneumonia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flagyl cause Pneumonia?

Time on Flagyl when people have Pneumonia *:

  • < 1 month: 93.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.17 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.08 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Flagyl *:

  • female: 62.59 %
  • male: 37.41 %

Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Flagyl *:

  • 0-1: 0.2 %
  • 2-9: 0.82 %
  • 10-19: 2.45 %
  • 20-29: 1.23 %
  • 30-39: 2.86 %
  • 40-49: 16.77 %
  • 50-59: 21.06 %
  • 60+: 54.6 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (63 people, 10.96%)
  • Osteoporosis (53 people, 9.22%)
  • Pain (36 people, 6.26%)
  • Crohn's Disease (32 people, 5.57%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (30 people, 5.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (239 people, 41.57%)
  • Levaquin (182 people, 31.65%)
  • Lasix (166 people, 28.87%)
  • Aredia (160 people, 27.83%)
  • Protonix (159 people, 27.65%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (252 people, 43.83%)
  • Anxiety (210 people, 36.52%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (205 people, 35.65%)
  • Pleural Effusion (201 people, 34.96%)
  • Anaemia (199 people, 34.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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