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Review: could Metronidazole cause Fungal infection?

We study 13,041 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 (latest outcomes from 13,890 users) has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial.

Fungal infection

Fungal infection (latest reports from 62,175 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, birth control.

On Jul, 17, 2014: 13,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole. Among them, 76 people (0.58%) have Fungal Infection. They amount to 0.12% of all the 62,158 people who have Fungal Infection on eHealthMe.

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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