Metronidazole and Abdominal pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Abdominal pain is found among people who take Metronidazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cephalexin, and have Crohn's disease . We study 20,441 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA. Among them, 836 have Abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal pain and more.

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Metronidazole

Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from Metronidazole 21,684 users)

Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 125,955 Abdominal pain patients).

On Feb, 16, 2017

20,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 836 people (4.09%) have Abdominal Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metronidazole cause Abdominal pain?

Time on Metronidazole when people have Abdominal Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 95.96 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 2.02 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.01 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.01 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Abdominal Pain when taking Metronidazole *:

  • female: 77 %
  • male: 23 %

Age of people who have Abdominal Pain when taking Metronidazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.28 %
  • 2-9: 2.06 %
  • 10-19: 7.43 %
  • 20-29: 12.1 %
  • 30-39: 13.48 %
  • 40-49: 20.91 %
  • 50-59: 19.12 %
  • 60+: 24.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (60 people, 7.18%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (53 people, 6.34%)
  • Birth Control (53 people, 6.34%)
  • Pain (51 people, 6.10%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (49 people, 5.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cephalexin (138 people, 16.51%)
  • Zometa (133 people, 15.91%)
  • Omeprazole (129 people, 15.43%)
  • Fluconazole (119 people, 14.23%)
  • Levaquin (104 people, 12.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (223 people, 26.67%)
  • Nausea (219 people, 26.20%)
  • Diarrhea (204 people, 24.40%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (179 people, 21.41%)
  • Fever (170 people, 20.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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