Metronidazole and Sinus infection - from FDA reports
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. This review analyzes which people have Sinus infection with Metronidazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 22,502 people who have side effects when taking Metronidazole from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 21, 2017
22,502 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 244 people (1.08%) have Sinus infection
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metronidazole when people have Sinus infection *:
- < 1 month: 71.43 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
- 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: 82.5 %
- male: 17.5 %
Age of people who have Sinus infection when taking Metronidazole *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.93 %
- 20-29: 3.26 %
- 30-39: 9.3 %
- 40-49: 30.23 %
- 50-59: 20.93 %
- 60+: 35.35 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Metastases To Bone (46 people, 18.85%)
- Pain (44 people, 18.03%)
- Breast Cancer (35 people, 14.34%)
- Depression (26 people, 10.66%)
- Preventive Health Care (21 people, 8.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (129 people, 52.87%)
- Dexamethasone (89 people, 36.48%)
- Aredia (84 people, 34.43%)
- Prilosec (77 people, 31.56%)
- Levaquin (77 people, 31.56%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (147 people, 60.25%)
- Stress And Anxiety (138 people, 56.56%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (105 people, 43.03%)
- Osteomyelitis (100 people, 40.98%)
- Bone Disorder (98 people, 40.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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