Review: could Metronidazole cause Drowsiness?
Summary: Drowsiness is found among people who take Metronidazole, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Pain. We study 13,082 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 168 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more.
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Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from 13,936 Metronidazole users)
Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,950 Drowsiness patients)
On May, 1, 2015: 13,082 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole. Among them, 168 people (1.28%) have Drowsiness.
Time on Metronidazole when people have Drowsiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Metronidazole * :
Severity of Drowsiness when taking Metronidazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (25 people, 14.88%)
- Hypertension (18 people, 10.71%)
- Multiple myeloma (15 people, 8.93%)
- Pruritus (14 people, 8.33%)
- Maternal therapy to enhance foetal lung maturity (12 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Omeprazole (34 people, 20.24%)
- Zometa (30 people, 17.86%)
- Lisinopril (29 people, 17.26%)
- Coreg (29 people, 17.26%)
- Effexor (29 people, 17.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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