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Review: could Metronidazole cause Benign enlargement of the prostate?

Summary: Benign enlargement of the prostate could be caused by Metronidazole, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Levaquin, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 13,028 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 (latest outcomes from 13,875 users) has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial.

Benign enlargement of the prostate

Benign enlargement of the prostate (latest reports from 41,618 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, enlarged prostate, osteoporosis, arthritis, pain.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 12,940 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole. Among them, 14 people (0.11%) have Benign Enlargement Of The Prostate. They amount to 0.03% of all the 41,492 people who have Benign Enlargement Of The Prostate on eHealthMe.

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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