Review: could Metronidazole cause Sinus infection (Sinusitis)?
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 13,079 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 212 have Sinus infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Sinus infection and more.
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Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from 13,930 Metronidazole users)
Sinus infection (inflammation of sinus) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, psoriasis. (latest reports from 36,524 Sinus infection patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 13,078 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole. Among them, 202 people (1.54%) have Sinus Infection.
Time on Metronidazole when people have Sinus infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sinus infection||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Sinus infection when taking Metronidazole * :
|Sinus infection||0.00%||0.00%||1.06%||2.13%||10.11%||31.38%||22.87%||32.45% |
Severity of Sinus infection when taking Metronidazole ** :
How people recovered from Sinus infection ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (42 people, 20.79%)
- Pain (42 people, 20.79%)
- Breast cancer (32 people, 15.84%)
- Depression (25 people, 12.38%)
- Anxiety (20 people, 9.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (119 people, 58.91%)
- Dexamethasone (82 people, 40.59%)
- Aredia (78 people, 38.61%)
- Coumadin (71 people, 35.15%)
- Prilosec (70 people, 34.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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