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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 Hypertension.
We study 13,054 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 (latest outcomes from 13,909 users) has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial.
Fungal Infection (latest reports from 62,342 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, birth control.
On Oct, 28, 2014: 13,051 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole. Among them, 76 people (0.58%) have Fungal Infection.
Time on Metronidazole when people have Fungal infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fungal infection||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Fungal infection when taking Metronidazole * :
|Fungal infection||0.00%||1.54%||3.08%||7.69%||15.38%||29.23%||13.85%||29.23% |
Severity of Fungal infection when taking Metronidazole ** :
How people recovered from Fungal infection ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (5 people, 6.58%)
- Pseudomembranous colitis (3 people, 3.95%)
- Crohn's disease (3 people, 3.95%)
- Aspergillosis (3 people, 3.95%)
- Pneumonia (3 people, 3.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ciprofloxacin (18 people, 23.68%)
- Diflucan (16 people, 21.05%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (14 people, 18.42%)
- Vancomycin (12 people, 15.79%)
- 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?
(Asked by a 30 year old man who has Nausea, Vomiting, Out Of Head As If Totally Drunk, and takes Metronidazole)
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!
(Asked by a 23 year old man who has Frequent Bowel Movements, Bloody Diarrhea, Paina, Grumbling Intestines, Lose Weight, and takes Ciprofloxacin, Imuran, Metronidazole)
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.
- Can i take oxycontin with terbinafine?
(Asked by a 33 year old woman who has Fungal Infection)
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 my fungal infection leave scars?
(Asked by a 23 year old woman who has Fungal Infection, and takes Terbinafine Hydrochloride)
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 ...
- Is anyone here being treated for h pylori?
(Asked by a 57 year old woman who has Extreme Weight Loss, Heartburn, Flucuating Appetite, Ainexty, Phobias, Depression, and takes Metronidazole, Clarithromycin, Hydroxyzine, Lansoprazole)
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 ha ...
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