Metronidazole and Ibs - from FDA reports


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 Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 20,441 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA. Among them, 58 have Ibs. Find out below who they are, when they have Ibs and more.

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Metronidazole

Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from Metronidazole 21,686 users)

Ibs

Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome -chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating) has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 22,708 Ibs patients).

On Jan, 31, 2017

20,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 58 people (0.28%) have Ibs


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metronidazole cause Ibs?

Time on Metronidazole when people have Ibs *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ibs when taking Metronidazole *:

  • female: 87.04 %
  • male: 12.96 %

Age of people who have Ibs when taking Metronidazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.55 %
  • 20-29: 9.09 %
  • 30-39: 9.09 %
  • 40-49: 13.64 %
  • 50-59: 2.27 %
  • 60+: 61.36 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (7 people, 12.07%)
  • Infection (4 people, 6.90%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (3 people, 5.17%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (3 people, 5.17%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (3 people, 5.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Protonix (20 people, 34.48%)
  • Zometa (18 people, 31.03%)
  • Lipitor (18 people, 31.03%)
  • Amoxicillin (16 people, 27.59%)
  • Percocet (13 people, 22.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (34 people, 58.62%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (31 people, 53.45%)
  • Joint Pain (29 people, 50.00%)
  • Weight Decreased (27 people, 46.55%)
  • Pain (27 people, 46.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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