Review: could Metronidazole cause Nausea and vomiting?
Summary: Nausea and vomiting is found among people who take Metronidazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Acetaminophen, and have Pain.
We study 13,078 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 700 have Nausea and vomiting. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and vomiting and more.
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Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from 13,929 Metronidazole users)
Nausea and vomiting
Nausea and vomiting has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 142,475 Nausea and vomiting patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 13,078 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole. Among them, 700 people (5.35%) have Nausea And Vomiting.
Time on Metronidazole when people have Nausea and vomiting * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Nausea and vomiting||98.28%||0.57%||0.57%||0.00%||0.57%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Nausea and vomiting when taking Metronidazole * :
|Nausea and vomiting||0.15%||2.28%||5.77%||11.23%||8.65%||10.62%||22.91%||38.39% |
Severity of Nausea and vomiting when taking Metronidazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Nausea and vomiting||10.00%||50.00%||30.00%||10.00% |
How people recovered from Nausea and vomiting ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Nausea and vomiting||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (98 people, 14.00%)
- Depression (95 people, 13.57%)
- Hypertension (89 people, 12.71%)
- Metastases to bone (49 people, 7.00%)
- Prophylaxis (46 people, 6.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Acetaminophen (137 people, 19.57%)
- Ciprofloxacin (127 people, 18.14%)
- Fluconazole (99 people, 14.14%)
- Levaquin (98 people, 14.00%)
- Omeprazole (83 people, 11.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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