Review: could Metronidazole cause Blood pressure - high?
Summary: Blood pressure - high could be caused by Metronidazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Furosemide, and have Hypertension.
We study 13,027 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 418 have Blood pressure - high. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure - high and more.
On Apr, 14, 2014: 13,027 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole. Among them, 413 people (3.17%) have Blood Pressure - High. They amount to 0.04% of all the 1,159,940 people who have Blood Pressure - High on eHealthMe.
Time on Metronidazole when people have Blood pressure - high * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Blood pressure - high||88.64%||11.36%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Blood pressure - high when taking Metronidazole * :
|Blood pressure - high||0.24%||0.96%||3.83%||3.35%||7.66%||19.62%||24.16%||40.19% |
Severity of Blood pressure - high when taking Metronidazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Blood pressure - high||20.00%||40.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Blood pressure - high ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Blood pressure - high||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (54 people, 13.08%)
- Pain (38 people, 9.20%)
- Multiple myeloma (37 people, 8.96%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (32 people, 7.75%)
- Pneumonia (25 people, 6.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (127 people, 30.75%)
- Zometa (121 people, 29.30%)
- Aspirin (114 people, 27.60%)
- Omeprazole (101 people, 24.46%)
- Amoxicillin (90 people, 21.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 year ago):
Normal medicated blood pressure is 127/78 pulse 53. Blood pressure after four days of Metronidazole 500 mg 3 time per day. 174/95 pulse 68.
From this study (4 years ago):
I thought I was going to pass out during a First Aid/CPR class yesterday, while just sitting there.
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