Review: could Metronidazole cause Benign Enlargement Of The Prostate?


Summary

Benign enlargement of the prostate is found among people who take Metronidazole, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Levaquin, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 14,421 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Benign enlargement of the prostate. Find out below who they are, when they have Benign enlargement of the prostate and more.

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Metronidazole

Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Metronidazole 20,887 users)

Benign Enlargement Of The Prostate

Benign enlargement of the prostate has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 23,460 Benign enlargement of the prostate patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

14,421 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 16 people (0.11%) have Benign Enlargement Of The Prostate


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metronidazole cause Benign enlargement of the prostate?

Time on Metronidazole when people have Benign Enlargement Of The Prostate *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Benign Enlargement Of The Prostate when taking Metronidazole *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Benign Enlargement Of The Prostate when taking Metronidazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 8.33 %
  • 50-59: 66.67 %
  • 60+: 25.0 %

Severity if Benign Enlargement Of The Prostate when taking Metronidazole **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (9 people, 56.25%)
  • Pain (6 people, 37.50%)
  • Prophylaxis (5 people, 31.25%)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (1 person, 6.25%)
  • Methotrexate - Serum (1 person, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levaquin (15 people, 93.75%)
  • Vicodin (12 people, 75.00%)
  • Prednisone (12 people, 75.00%)
  • Pepcid (12 people, 75.00%)
  • Amoxicillin (10 people, 62.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (14 people, 87.50%)
  • Anaemia (13 people, 81.25%)
  • Pyrexia (12 people, 75.00%)
  • Cough (12 people, 75.00%)
  • Anxiety (12 people, 75.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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