Review: could Metronidazole cause Polycystic Ovary Disease?


Polycystic ovary disease 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 Polycystic ovary disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Polycystic ovary disease 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)

Polycystic Ovary Disease

Polycystic ovary disease (cysts in the ovaries that occurs when the follicle stops developing) has been reported by people with birth control, depression, polycystic ovary disease, acne, migraine (latest reports from 4,442 Polycystic ovary disease patients).

On Oct, 12, 2016

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

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metronidazole cause Polycystic ovary disease?

Age of people who have Polycystic Ovary Disease when taking Metronidazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 75 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 25 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Contraception (1 person, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Synthroid (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Lorazepam (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Cephalexin (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Anzemet (4 people, 80.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Muscle Spasms (5 people, 100.00%)
  • Pain In Jaw (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Disability (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Dental Caries (4 people, 80.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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