Could Flagyl cause Pneumonia - from FDA reports
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 14,208 people who have side effects while taking Flagyl from FDA. Among them, 591 have Pneumonia. Find out below who they are, when they have Pneumonia and more.
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Flagyl has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from Flagyl 15,163 users)
Pneumonia has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis (latest reports from 175,026 Pneumonia patients).
On Dec, 26, 2016
14,208 people reported to have side effects when taking Flagyl.
Among them, 591 people (4.16%) have Pneumonia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Flagyl when people have Pneumonia *:
- < 1 month: 94.23 %
- 1 - 6 months: 3.85 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 1.92 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Flagyl *:
- female: 62.07 %
- male: 37.93 %
Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Flagyl *:
- 0-1: 0.2 %
- 2-9: 0.79 %
- 10-19: 2.38 %
- 20-29: 1.19 %
- 30-39: 2.98 %
- 40-49: 16.27 %
- 50-59: 20.83 %
- 60+: 55.36 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (84 people, 14.21%)
- Osteoporosis (53 people, 8.97%)
- Pain (38 people, 6.43%)
- Crohn's Disease (32 people, 5.41%)
- Nausea (31 people, 5.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (240 people, 40.61%)
- Levaquin (183 people, 30.96%)
- Lasix (166 people, 28.09%)
- Protonix (160 people, 27.07%)
- Aredia (160 people, 27.07%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (254 people, 42.98%)
- Stress And Anxiety (214 people, 36.21%)
- Fatigue (206 people, 34.86%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (205 people, 34.69%)
- Diarrhea (202 people, 34.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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