Metronidazole and Fungal skin infection - from FDA reports


Summary

Fungal skin infection 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 Plavix, and have Pneumonia . We study 20,441 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA. Among them, 8 have Fungal skin infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Fungal skin infection 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)

Fungal Skin Infection

Fungal skin infection has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, crohn's disease, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 1,912 Fungal skin infection patients).

On Feb, 17, 2017

20,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 8 people (0.04%) have Fungal Skin Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metronidazole cause Fungal skin infection?

Time on Metronidazole when people have Fungal Skin Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fungal Skin Infection when taking Metronidazole *:

  • female: 62.5 %
  • male: 37.5 %

Age of people who have Fungal Skin Infection when taking Metronidazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 28.57 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 42.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pneumonia (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Prostate Cancer (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Pneumonia Adenoviral (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Lung Abscess (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Appendiceal Abscess (1 person, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Plavix (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Risperdal (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Methotrexate (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Ciprofloxacin (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Aspirin (2 people, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Hallucinations (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Pneumonia (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Injury (2 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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