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Related topic: Ketoconazole, Sinus infection

Review: could Ketoconazole cause Sinus infection?

Summary: Sinus infection could be caused by Ketoconazole, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Ativan, and have Trismus.

We study 2,532 people who have side effects while taking Ketoconazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 67 have Sinus infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Sinus infection and more.

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Ketoconazole

Ketoconazole (latest outcomes from 2,671 users) has active ingredients of ketoconazole. It is often used in fungal infection.

Sinus infection

Sinus infection (inflammation of sinus) (latest reports from 227,953 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, psoriasis.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 2,524 people reported to have side effects when taking Ketoconazole. Among them, 67 people (2.65%) have Sinus Infection. They amount to 0.03% of all the 228,088 people who have Sinus Infection on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sinus infection in Ketoconazole reports

Time on Ketoconazole when people have Sinus infection * :

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Age of people who have Sinus infection when taking Ketoconazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sinus infection1.69%3.39%1.69%1.69%22.03%6.78%13.56%49.15%

Severity of Sinus infection when taking Ketoconazole ** :

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How people recovered from Sinus infection ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Trismus (15 people, 22.39%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (15 people, 22.39%)
  3. Eczema (14 people, 20.90%)
  4. Hiv infection (4 people, 5.97%)
  5. Prostate cancer (2 people, 2.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ativan (29 people, 43.28%)
  2. Aspirin (29 people, 43.28%)
  3. Zometa (28 people, 41.79%)
  4. Lasix (27 people, 40.30%)
  5. Lipitor (26 people, 38.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • On several medications. Have experience anxiety, depression, and low energy for many years. My doctor has just recently placed me on cymbalta for anxiety and wellbutrin for energy and is wanting to gradually take me off zoloft. Today I felt very weird. Light-headed, very jittery (like I was on speed or something). I took a nap and when I got up I felt nausea as well.

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    patientrh on Apr, 2, 2014:

    I have been experiencing the same problem, i was recently put o 10 mcg of adderall and have been on levothyroxine (150mcg)for about 2 years now. And to be honest i havent been the same person for those two year, I lost ambition, drive, thinking ability as well as having trouble focusing at tasks at hand I also get anxiety an jittery feeling when around people.I am also looking for answers myself? I am wondering if I should stop taking levothyroxine and see if that will work..

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    Tracy on Jun, 5, 2010:

    I have also had low energy and depression for many years. Two years ago my psych put me on Ritalin after diagnosing me with ADHD. At that time I was on Zoloft, I believe, which wasn't working. so he put me on Wellbutrin several months ago. I have lost 35 to 40 pounds in the last year and a half and have lost 2 -3 lbs. just in about 5 days. My family believes it's from Ritalin and/or the combination with Wellbutrin. However, I didn't start losing weight until 7 months after I began Ritalin. I also have most of the symptoms of Lupus so just wondering if anyone else has experienced this.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I am using glucophage 1000mg per day to control my sugar levels. It is working ok to control(7-8,5)mornings and (11-12,5) after meals. But I am developing sebaceous cyst on my face and upper back and behind my armpits. I am not sure how much longer I should be taking these tablets as I have been using them for 14 days.

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