Review: could Metronidazole cause Kidney Infection?


Kidney infection is reported only by a few people who take Metronidazole. We study 14,421 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Kidney infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney infection and more.

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Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from Metronidazole 21,680 users)

Kidney Infection

Kidney infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 8,798 Kidney infection patients).

On Oct, 19, 2016

14,421 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 5 people (0.03%) have Kidney Infection

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metronidazole cause Kidney infection?

Gender of people who have Kidney Infection when taking Metronidazole *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Kidney Infection when taking Metronidazole *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Arthritis (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Anxiety (1 person, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Remeron (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Percocet (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Methotrexate (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Fluoxetine (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Betaxolol (1 person, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Urosepsis (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Renal Failure Chronic (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Gastroenteritis (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Fungal Infection (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (2 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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