Flagyl and 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. This review analyzes which people have Pneumonia with Flagyl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 14,989 people who have side effects when taking Flagyl from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 12, 2017

14,989 people reported to have side effects when taking Flagyl.
Among them, 622 people (4.15%) have Pneumonia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flagyl cause Pneumonia?

Time on Flagyl when people have Pneumonia *:

  • < 1 month: 94.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 3.45 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.72 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Flagyl *:

  • female: 61.71 %
  • male: 38.29 %

Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Flagyl *:

  • 0-1: 0.19 %
  • 2-9: 0.75 %
  • 10-19: 2.26 %
  • 20-29: 1.5 %
  • 30-39: 2.82 %
  • 40-49: 15.79 %
  • 50-59: 20.11 %
  • 60+: 56.58 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (91 people, 14.63%)
  • Osteoporosis (53 people, 8.52%)
  • Pain (41 people, 6.59%)
  • Crohn's Disease (36 people, 5.79%)
  • Nausea (34 people, 5.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (244 people, 39.23%)
  • Levaquin (189 people, 30.39%)
  • Lasix (168 people, 27.01%)
  • Protonix (160 people, 25.72%)
  • Aredia (160 people, 25.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (255 people, 41.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (215 people, 34.57%)
  • Fatigue (209 people, 33.60%)
  • Diarrhea (207 people, 33.28%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (205 people, 32.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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