Review: could Metronidazole cause Abdominal pain?
Summary: Abdominal pain is found among people who take Metronidazole, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 13,078 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 583 have Abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal pain and more.
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Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from 13,928 Metronidazole users)
Abdominal pain has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 107,259 Abdominal pain patients)
On Feb, 12, 2015: 13,074 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole. Among them, 720 people (5.51%) have Abdominal Pain.
Time on Metronidazole when people have Abdominal pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Abdominal pain||96.92%||1.54%||0.00%||0.00%||1.54%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Metronidazole * :
|Abdominal pain||0.31%||1.22%||7.03%||8.41%||13.00%||26.61%||18.65%||24.77% |
Severity of Abdominal pain when taking Metronidazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Abdominal pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Abdominal pain||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (46 people, 6.39%)
- Urinary tract infection (43 people, 5.97%)
- Contraception (39 people, 5.42%)
- Crohn's disease (38 people, 5.28%)
- Prophylaxis (36 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Omeprazole (143 people, 19.86%)
- Cephalexin (139 people, 19.31%)
- Zometa (115 people, 15.97%)
- Ciprofloxacin (112 people, 15.56%)
- Fluconazole (111 people, 15.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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