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 Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Ibs with Metronidazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,854 people who have side effects when taking Metronidazole from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 06, 2017

21,854 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 67 people (0.31%) have Ibs


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metronidazole cause Ibs?

Time on Metronidazole when people have Ibs *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 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: 87.72 %
  • male: 12.28 %

Age of people who have Ibs when taking Metronidazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.44 %
  • 20-29: 8.89 %
  • 30-39: 8.89 %
  • 40-49: 13.33 %
  • 50-59: 4.44 %
  • 60+: 60.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (9 people, 13.43%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (9 people, 13.43%)
  • Infection (4 people, 5.97%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (4 people, 5.97%)
  • Pain (3 people, 4.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Protonix (20 people, 29.85%)
  • Lipitor (19 people, 28.36%)
  • Zometa (18 people, 26.87%)
  • Amoxicillin (16 people, 23.88%)
  • Benicar (14 people, 20.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (35 people, 52.24%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (33 people, 49.25%)
  • Joint Pain (29 people, 43.28%)
  • Pain (28 people, 41.79%)
  • Weight Decreased (27 people, 40.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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