Review: could Metronidazole cause Ibs (Irritable bowel syndrome)?
Summary: Ibs is found among people who take Metronidazole, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Protonix, and have Hyperlipidaemia. We study 13,082 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 13,936 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 15,635 Ibs patients)
On May, 2, 2015: 13,082 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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From this study (2 days ago):
The IBS just hits occasionally after 20+ yrs dealing with it.
Lately, just constant constipation but finally becoming almost under control w/stool softener and probiotics.
OAB - is best its been in 20+ yrs , but still require incontinence underwear, even with OAB med and Inter-stim, and post-5 bladder surgeries.
Often pain in bottom of abd., lower pack, upper back .. cause undetermined ..but I BELIVE it is to do with the constipation issue.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
STD tests negative, tests revealed bacterial vaginosis, no prescription. Itching hands after sexual contact. Lymph nodes swollen, began taking antibiotic and flagyl. A day later doctor prescribed lexapro. Nausea, fatigue, moderate insomnia, general queasiness in stomach throughout the day.
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