Metronidazole and Polycystic ovary disease - from FDA reports


Polycystic ovary disease is found among people who take Metronidazole, especially for people who are 20-29 old also take medication Biaxin Xl, and have Birth control . We study 20,441 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA. Among them, 7 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 21,686 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, epilepsy (latest reports from 4,495 Polycystic ovary disease patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

20,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 7 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: 66.67 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (1 person, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Ibuprofen (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Clarithromycin (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Cefaclor (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Biaxin Xl (4 people, 57.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (5 people, 71.43%)
  • Muscle Spasms (5 people, 71.43%)
  • Injury (5 people, 71.43%)
  • Ovarian Cysts (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Lymph Follicular Hypertrophy (4 people, 57.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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