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Review: could Metronidazole cause Fungal infection?

We study 13,051 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 13,898 users) has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial.

Fungal infection

Fungal infection (latest reports from 62,289 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, birth control.

On Sep, 25, 2014: 13,045 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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  • Used for the first time 1 clotrimazole pessary, clotrimazole 1% external cream, metronidazole tablets. Within an hour cystitis pains had set in, blood present in urine, frequent urination. Symptoms subsided after 7 hours. Continued use of tablets and did not remove pessary and was fine. Used cream again and within an hour the cystitis symptoms were back. Again, 7 hours until symptoms subsided. Discontinued use of cream. Now, 24 hours later cystitis symptoms are back and equally severe as before. I assumed the cream was to blame but apparently not. I'm usually very susceptible to cystitis with no explanation from my doctor but gave been pain free for 2 months until use of these drugs.

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