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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 13,061 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Metronidazole and have Ibs >>>

Metronidazole

Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from Metronidazole 13,917 users)

Ibs

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 Ibs 14,811 patients)

On Dec, 15, 2014: 13,061 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole. Among them, 40 people (0.31%) have Ibs.

Trend of Ibs in Metronidazole reports

Time on Metronidazole when people have Ibs * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ibs0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Ibs when taking Metronidazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ibs0.00%0.00%6.06%9.09%9.09%12.12%0.00%63.64%

Severity of Ibs when taking Metronidazole ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ibs ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hyperlipidaemia (3 people, 7.50%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (3 people, 7.50%)
  3. Infection (3 people, 7.50%)
  4. Atrial flutter (3 people, 7.50%)
  5. Impaired gastric emptying (2 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Protonix (18 people, 45.00%)
  2. Lipitor (15 people, 37.50%)
  3. Zometa (15 people, 37.50%)
  4. Amoxicillin (13 people, 32.50%)
  5. Femara (12 people, 30.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    My mom has been taking Lexapro for about 2 1/2 to 3 months. She was taking it in the morning and her therapist felt it was making her drowsy. I began giving it to her before bed, and I believe that is when she started waking up during the night with hallucinations. I'm not sure if they are vivid ...
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    (Asked by a 54 year old woman who has Spondylosis, Autoimmune Disorder, Asthma Late Onset, Migraine, Degenerative Joint Disease, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Facet Joint Syndrome, Sacroiliitis, Diverticulosis, PTSD, IBS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Pelvic Congestion, Fibromyalgia, Interstitial Cystitis (IC), Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, and takes Albuterol Sulfate, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Maxalt, Oxycodone And Acetaminophen, Oxycontin, Alvesco, Levothyroxine Thyroid)
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