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Review: could Metronidazole cause Fungal infection?

Summary: Fungal 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 Ciprofloxacin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 13,074 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 76 have Fungal infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Fungal infection and more.

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Metronidazole

Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from 13,922 Metronidazole users)

Fungal infection

Fungal infection has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, birth control. (latest reports from 13,223 Fungal infection patients)

On Jan, 11, 2015: 13,069 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole. Among them, 76 people (0.58%) have Fungal Infection.

Trend of Fungal infection in Metronidazole reports

Time on Metronidazole when people have Fungal infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fungal infection100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Fungal infection when taking Metronidazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fungal infection0.00%1.54%3.08%7.69%15.38%29.23%13.85%29.23%

Severity of Fungal infection when taking Metronidazole ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Fungal infection ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (5 people, 6.58%)
  2. Pseudomembranous colitis (3 people, 3.95%)
  3. Crohn's disease (3 people, 3.95%)
  4. Aspergillosis (3 people, 3.95%)
  5. Pneumonia (3 people, 3.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ciprofloxacin (18 people, 23.68%)
  2. Diflucan (16 people, 21.05%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (14 people, 18.42%)
  4. Vancomycin (12 people, 15.79%)
  5. Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate (11 people, 14.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Looking for other testimonies who have had more severe side effects than those listed from taking metronidazole & alcohol? (1 answer)
    Had 4 beers over 4 hour period on last day of taking Metronidazole. Was vomiting & basically acting totally out of character as in wild & argumentative - similar to being bad drunk. Went to sleep & woke up with basically no memory of what happened.
  • I have pouchitis.is there any cure for it.antibiotics do not help.is there any chance that imuran will help or something else?help please! (1 answer)
    Since I was 16 years old I strugle with Ulcerative Colitis.Year and a half ago my colon was removed.So, now I have J-pouch and it seems that colon removement caused severe pouchitis.When I use antibiotics it seems that everything is good,but when i stop using them ,everything gets even worse.

    I tried low dose of corticosteroides,colifoam but nothing seems to be working,so I am desperate.

    Now for a two and a half months I have been using Imuran(Azathioprine).Can you tell is it going to help me, or should I try something else.

    Please!Can somebody help me?

    Thank you in advance.
  • Can i take oxycontin with terbinafine?
    I am currently taking Terbinafine for a fungal infection that I have developed under my toenail. It has become quite painful and I was wondering if I am able to take Oxycontin with it, as I have some left from a previous surgery.

    I am a 32 year old white female if that helps at all.

    Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
  • Would my fungal infection leave scars? (1 answer)
    It started from mild red rash on my chest ..i kept scratching it ..then it spread n turned to a round red patch with boundaries yellowish .i showed to my doc n he gave me travocort cream n antibiotic n terbinafine tablet.Medication worked well .It got cured but it has left a brown scar and now i am getting small brown dry spots on different parts of my body specially my legs n chest and they cause itchiness as well..plzzzzzz i am so worried about all this..will they show scars n plz suggest me something to get rid of this infection.,
  • Is anyone here being treated for h pylori? (2 answers)
    Diagnosed with H-pylori and am challenged with pharmophobia (which is a phobia for taking any kind of medication in any form)also anxiety, and agoraphobia which extends to too many things such as driving, going out alone, chocolate, cherries and the list goes on. Can anyone tell me if they are or has taken these medicines together and what was the out come? Side affects, how long it took to get better, and if the weight came back after treatment. I have gone from 156 pds to 140 and it gets lower some days. haven't taken the meds yet and am seeing a counselor to help get me to that point.

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