Metronidazole and Sinus infection - from FDA reports


Summary

Sinus infection 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 Zometa, and have Metastases to bone . We study 20,441 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA. Among them, 231 have Sinus infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Sinus infection and more.

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Metronidazole

Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from Metronidazole 21,684 users)

Sinus Infection

Sinus infection has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, psoriasis, psoriatic arthropathy (latest reports from 63,775 Sinus infection patients).

On Jan, 27, 2017

20,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 231 people (1.13%) have Sinus Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metronidazole cause Sinus infection?

Time on Metronidazole when people have Sinus Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 83.26 %
  • male: 16.74 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.98 %
  • 20-29: 3.41 %
  • 30-39: 9.27 %
  • 40-49: 30.73 %
  • 50-59: 21.46 %
  • 60+: 34.15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (46 people, 19.91%)
  • Pain (44 people, 19.05%)
  • Breast Cancer (35 people, 15.15%)
  • Depression (26 people, 11.26%)
  • Preventive Health Care (21 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (129 people, 55.84%)
  • Dexamethasone (89 people, 38.53%)
  • Aredia (84 people, 36.36%)
  • Prilosec (77 people, 33.33%)
  • Levaquin (76 people, 32.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (146 people, 63.20%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (138 people, 59.74%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (105 people, 45.45%)
  • Osteomyelitis (100 people, 43.29%)
  • Bone Disorder (98 people, 42.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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