Metronidazole and Drowsiness - from FDA reports


Summary

Drowsiness is found among people who take Metronidazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Pain . We study 20,441 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA. Among them, 275 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more.

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Metronidazole

Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from Metronidazole 21,684 users)

Drowsiness

Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 114,737 Drowsiness patients).

On Feb, 22, 2017

20,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 275 people (1.35%) have Drowsiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metronidazole cause Drowsiness?

Time on Metronidazole when people have Drowsiness *:

  • < 1 month: 97.01 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.99 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Metronidazole *:

  • female: 76.89 %
  • male: 23.11 %

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Metronidazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.84 %
  • 2-9: 1.68 %
  • 10-19: 2.52 %
  • 20-29: 7.98 %
  • 30-39: 13.45 %
  • 40-49: 21.85 %
  • 50-59: 24.79 %
  • 60+: 26.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (31 people, 11.27%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (20 people, 7.27%)
  • High Blood Pressure (19 people, 6.91%)
  • Itching (14 people, 5.09%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (12 people, 4.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (36 people, 13.09%)
  • Zometa (33 people, 12.00%)
  • Coreg (31 people, 11.27%)
  • Lisinopril (30 people, 10.91%)
  • Effexor (30 people, 10.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (68 people, 24.73%)
  • Nausea (60 people, 21.82%)
  • Confusional State (52 people, 18.91%)
  • Headache (48 people, 17.45%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (48 people, 17.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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