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. This review analyzes which people have Drowsiness with Metronidazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,441 people who have side effects when taking Metronidazole from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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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.

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