Metronidazole and Toxic encephalopathy - from FDA reports


Summary

Toxic encephalopathy is found among people who take Metronidazole, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ceftriaxone, and have Brain abscess. This review analyzes which people have Toxic encephalopathy 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, 02, 2017

22,502 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 256 people (1.14%) have Toxic encephalopathy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metronidazole cause Toxic encephalopathy?

Time on Metronidazole when people have Toxic encephalopathy *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Toxic encephalopathy when taking Metronidazole *:

  • female: 40.7 %
  • male: 59.3 %

Age of people who have Toxic encephalopathy when taking Metronidazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.59 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.59 %
  • 20-29: 9.47 %
  • 30-39: 5.33 %
  • 40-49: 15.38 %
  • 50-59: 24.26 %
  • 60+: 44.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Brain Abscess (34 people, 13.28%)
  • Osteomyelitis (13 people, 5.08%)
  • Diarrhea (13 people, 5.08%)
  • Clostridium Difficile Colitis (13 people, 5.08%)
  • Bacterial Infection (8 people, 3.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ceftriaxone (13 people, 5.08%)
  • Pantoprazole (8 people, 3.12%)
  • Omeprazole (4 people, 1.56%)
  • Insulin (4 people, 1.56%)
  • Ampicillin And Sulbactam (4 people, 1.56%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Speech Impairment (adult) (37 people, 14.45%)
  • Cerebellar Syndrome (26 people, 10.16%)
  • Movement - Uncoordinated (21 people, 8.20%)
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain Abnormal (15 people, 5.86%)
  • Gait Disturbance (15 people, 5.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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