Review: could Metronidazole cause Ibs (Irritable bowel syndrome)?
Summary: Ibs is found among people who take Metronidazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Protonix, and have Hyperlipidaemia.
We study 13,078 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Ibs. Find out below who they are, when they have Ibs and more.
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Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from 13,930 Metronidazole users)
Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome -chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating) has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, depression, osteopenia, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 15,623 Ibs patients)
On Mar, 28, 2015: 13,078 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole. Among them, 40 people (0.31%) have Ibs.
Time on Metronidazole when people have Ibs * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Ibs when taking Metronidazole * :
Severity of Ibs when taking Metronidazole ** :
How people recovered from Ibs ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hyperlipidaemia (3 people, 7.50%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (3 people, 7.50%)
- Infection (3 people, 7.50%)
- Atrial flutter (3 people, 7.50%)
- Impaired gastric emptying (2 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Protonix (18 people, 45.00%)
- Lipitor (15 people, 37.50%)
- Zometa (15 people, 37.50%)
- Amoxicillin (13 people, 32.50%)
- Femara (12 people, 30.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Flagyl for a 40-year old woman with Vaginitis Bacterial. The patient has Hives
- A study of drug interactions between Metronidazole, Azithromycin for a 27-year old woman with Bacterial Infection, Chlamydia. The patient has Mouth Dry Aggravated
- A study of side effects of Metronidazole for a 42-year old man with Dental Abscess. The patient has Swollen Glands, Fatigue, Dizziness
- A study of drug interactions between Lamictal, Vitamin D, Multivitamin, Fish Oil, Effexor, Lipitor, Estradiol for a 58-year old woman with Mood Disorder, Autoimmune Disorder, Nutrition - Inadequate, Heart Disease, Anxiety Disorder, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Menopausal Symptoms. The patient has Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Constipation, Headache, Tension, Eyes - Dry, Abdominal Bloating
- A study of side effects of Metronidazole for a 27-year old woman with Vaginitis. The patient has Chest Pain
Recent Metronidazole related drug comparison:
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