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Review: could Metronidazole cause Benign enlargement of the prostate (Enlarged 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 13,061 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 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 vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from Metronidazole 13,917 users)

Benign enlargement of the prostate

Benign enlargement of the prostate has been reported by people with high blood pressure, enlarged prostate, osteoporosis, arthritis, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Benign enlargement of the prostate 17,438 patients)

On Dec, 2, 2014: 13,061 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole. Among them, 14 people (0.11%) have Benign Enlargement Of The Prostate.

Trend of Benign enlargement of the prostate in Metronidazole reports

Time on Metronidazole when people have Benign enlargement of the prostate * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Benign enlargement of the prostate100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Benign enlargement of the prostate when taking Metronidazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Benign enlargement of the prostate0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.88%76.47%17.65%

Severity of Benign enlargement of the prostate when taking Metronidazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Benign enlargement of the prostate0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Benign enlargement of the prostate ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (13 people, 92.86%)
  2. Pain (10 people, 71.43%)
  3. Prophylaxis (10 people, 71.43%)
  4. Diarrhea (1 people, 7.14%)
  5. Headache - cluster (1 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levaquin (14 people, 100.00%)
  2. Pepcid (14 people, 100.00%)
  3. Vicodin (14 people, 100.00%)
  4. Prednisone (14 people, 100.00%)
  5. Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen (14 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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