Metronidazole and Drowsiness - from FDA reports
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 22,502 people who have side effects when taking Metronidazole from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
22,502 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 312 people (1.39%) have Drowsiness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metronidazole when people have Drowsiness *:
- < 1 month: 97.37 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.63 %
- 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: 75.42 %
- male: 24.58 %
Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Metronidazole *:
- 0-1: 1.13 %
- 2-9: 1.5 %
- 10-19: 2.26 %
- 20-29: 8.65 %
- 30-39: 13.16 %
- 40-49: 20.3 %
- 50-59: 24.06 %
- 60+: 28.95 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (33 people, 10.58%)
- Multiple Myeloma (20 people, 6.41%)
- High Blood Pressure (19 people, 6.09%)
- Itching (14 people, 4.49%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (13 people, 4.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Omeprazole (36 people, 11.54%)
- Zometa (33 people, 10.58%)
- Coreg (31 people, 9.94%)
- Lisinopril (30 people, 9.62%)
- Effexor (30 people, 9.62%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (74 people, 23.72%)
- Nausea (72 people, 23.08%)
- Confusional State (68 people, 21.79%)
- Stress And Anxiety (57 people, 18.27%)
- Dizziness (55 people, 17.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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