Could Flagyl cause Pneumonia - from FDA reports


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 14,272 people who have side effects while taking Flagyl from FDA. Among them, 580 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 vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from Flagyl 15,152 users)

Pneumonia

Pneumonia has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis (latest reports from 175,014 Pneumonia patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

14,272 people reported to have side effects when taking Flagyl.
Among them, 580 people (4.06%) have Pneumonia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flagyl cause Pneumonia?

Time on Flagyl when people have Pneumonia *:

  • < 1 month: 94.12 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 3.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.96 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Flagyl *:

  • female: 62.22 %
  • male: 37.78 %

Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Flagyl *:

  • 0-1: 0.2 %
  • 2-9: 0.81 %
  • 10-19: 2.43 %
  • 20-29: 1.21 %
  • 30-39: 2.83 %
  • 40-49: 16.6 %
  • 50-59: 21.05 %
  • 60+: 54.86 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (239 people, 41.21%)
  • Levaquin (182 people, 31.38%)
  • Lasix (166 people, 28.62%)
  • Aredia (160 people, 27.59%)
  • Protonix (159 people, 27.41%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Myeloma (80 people, 13.79%)
  • Osteoporosis (53 people, 9.14%)
  • Pain (36 people, 6.21%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (30 people, 5.17%)
  • Nausea (30 people, 5.17%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (252 people, 43.45%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (212 people, 36.55%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (205 people, 35.34%)
  • Fatigue (205 people, 35.34%)
  • Pleural Effusion (201 people, 34.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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