Review: could Gentamicin cause Clostridium difficile colitis?
We study 8,260 people who have side effects while taking Gentamicin from FDA and social media. Among them, 32 have Clostridium difficile colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Clostridium difficile colitis and more.
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Gentamicin (latest outcomes from 8,317 users) has active ingredients of gentamicin sulfate. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Clostridium difficile colitis
Clostridium difficile colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection) (latest reports from 31,415 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Oct, 28, 2014: 8,260 people reported to have side effects when taking Gentamicin. Among them, 32 people (0.39%) have Clostridium Difficile Colitis.
Time on Gentamicin when people have Clostridium difficile colitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Clostridium difficile colitis||76.92%||23.08%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Clostridium difficile colitis when taking Gentamicin * :
|Clostridium difficile colitis||0.00%||3.57%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||17.86%||64.29% |
Severity of Clostridium difficile colitis when taking Gentamicin ** :
How people recovered from Clostridium difficile colitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pneumonia (10 people, 31.25%)
- Insomnia (6 people, 18.75%)
- Urine output decreased (6 people, 18.75%)
- Prophylaxis (6 people, 18.75%)
- Sepsis (5 people, 15.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metronidazole (13 people, 40.62%)
- Midazolam hcl (9 people, 28.12%)
- Morphine (8 people, 25.00%)
- Omeprazole (8 people, 25.00%)
- Ipratropium bromide (8 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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