Metronidazole and Fungal infection - from FDA reports


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 Diflucan, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Fungal infection with Metronidazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 22,502 people who have side effects when taking Metronidazole from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 25, 2017

22,502 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 108 people (0.48%) have Fungal infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metronidazole cause Fungal infection?

Time on Metronidazole when people have Fungal infection *:

  • < 1 month: 89.47 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.26 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.26 %
  • 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 infection when taking Metronidazole *:

  • female: 58.25 %
  • male: 41.75 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 5.49 %
  • 10-19: 2.2 %
  • 20-29: 5.49 %
  • 30-39: 17.58 %
  • 40-49: 21.98 %
  • 50-59: 12.09 %
  • 60+: 35.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (6 people, 5.56%)
  • Preventive Health Care (4 people, 3.70%)
  • Pneumonia (4 people, 3.70%)
  • Crohn's Disease (4 people, 3.70%)
  • Agranulocytosis (4 people, 3.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Diflucan (20 people, 18.52%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (14 people, 12.96%)
  • Neupogen (11 people, 10.19%)
  • Methotrexate (11 people, 10.19%)
  • Acetaminophen And Hydrocodone Bitartrate (11 people, 10.19%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fever (19 people, 17.59%)
  • Constipation (19 people, 17.59%)
  • Insomnia (15 people, 13.89%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (14 people, 12.96%)
  • Muscle Spasms (14 people, 12.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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