Compare Side Effects

% of total side effects reported by users. DISCLAIMER: ALL DATA PROVIDED AS-IS. Data Source: openfda.gov.
Side Effect Metronidazole Ciprofloxacin
NAUSEA 3.5% 2.7%
DIARRHOEA 3.4% 2.7%
PYREXIA 2.6% 2.4%
VOMITING 2.6% 2%
PAIN 2.3% 2.5%
FATIGUE 1.8% 2.4%
ARTHRALGIA 1% 2.4%
DRUG INEFFECTIVE 2.3% 1.7%
HEADACHE 2.2% 1.8%
DIZZINESS 2.2% 1.8%
DYSPNOEA 2% 2%
DRUG INTERACTION 1.8% 2%
ANXIETY 1.5% 1.9%
ABDOMINAL PAIN 1.9% 1.3%
PAIN IN EXTREMITY 1.1% 1.9%
ASTHENIA 1.6% 1.7%
RASH 1.6% 1.5%
DRUG HYPERSENSITIVITY 1% 1.6%
MALAISE 1.5% 1.4%
PNEUMONIA 1.3% 1.4%
HYPOTENSION 1.4% 1.1%
CONFUSIONAL STATE 1.4% 1%
URINARY TRACT INFECTION 0.8% 1.4%
ANAEMIA 1.3% 1.1%
PRURITUS 1.3% 1.1%
PARAESTHESIA 1.1% 1.3%
DEPRESSION 1.1% 1.3%
SEPSIS 1.3% 1%
MYALGIA 0.7% 1.3%
INSOMNIA 0.9% 1.2%
NEUROPATHY PERIPHERAL 0.9% 1.2%
TENDONITIS 0% 1.2%
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER 1.1% 0.8%
BACK PAIN 0.8% 1.1%
HYPOAESTHESIA 0.7% 1.1%
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE 0.7% 1.1%
DECREASED APPETITE 1% 0.9%
WEIGHT DECREASED 0.9% 1%
GAIT DISTURBANCE 0.8% 1%
INJURY 1% 0.8%
DEATH 0.9% 0.9%
DEHYDRATION 0.9% 0.9%
CHEST PAIN 0.9% 0.9%
THROMBOCYTOPENIA 0.9% 0.9%
FALL 0.8% 0.9%
PULMONARY EMBOLISM 0.9% 0.7%
MUSCLE SPASMS 0.6% 0.9%
MUSCULAR WEAKNESS 0.6% 0.9%
TREMOR 0.6% 0.9%
DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS 0.9% 0.6%
CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE COLITIS 0.9% 0%
TENDON PAIN 0% 0.9%
NEUTROPENIA 0.8% 0.8%
CONDITION AGGRAVATED 0.8% 0.8%
RENAL FAILURE 0.8% 0.8%
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL 0.7% 0.8%
TACHYCARDIA 0.8% 0.7%
HYPERTENSION 0.8% 0.7%
OFF LABEL USE 0.8% 0.7%
GENERAL PHYSICAL HEALTH DETERIORATION 0.8% 0.7%
RESPIRATORY FAILURE 0.8% 0.7%
FEELING ABNORMAL 0.6% 0.8%
CONSTIPATION 0.6% 0.8%
COUGH 0.6% 0.8%
SEPTIC SHOCK 0.8% 0.6%
ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED 0.8% 0.5%
SOMNOLENCE 0.8% 0.5%
DYSARTHRIA 0.8% 0%
TOXIC ENCEPHALOPATHY 0.8% 0%
TENDON RUPTURE 0% 0.8%
HAEMORRHAGE 0.8% 0%
CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION 0.8% 0%
ERYTHEMA 0.7% 0.7%
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED 0.7% 0.6%
ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY 0.7% 0.6%
URTICARIA 0.7% 0.6%
PALPITATIONS 0.5% 0.7%
HYPERSENSITIVITY 0.7% 0.5%
TOXICITY TO VARIOUS AGENTS 0.7% 0.5%
DYSPHAGIA 0.7% 0.5%
INFECTION 0.7% 0.5%
TINNITUS 0% 0.7%
ANAPHYLACTIC REACTION 0.7% 0%
INTERNATIONAL NORMALISED RATIO INCREASED 0.7% 0%
DYSGEUSIA 0.7% 0%
BURNING SENSATION 0% 0.7%
FEBRILE NEUTROPENIA 0% 0.7%
CHILLS 0.6% 0.6%
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION 0.6% 0.6%
PANCYTOPENIA 0.6% 0.6%
PLEURAL EFFUSION 0.6% 0.5%
EMOTIONAL DISTRESS 0.6% 0.5%
ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED 0.6% 0.4%
ENCEPHALOPATHY 0.6% 0%
LIVER FUNCTION TEST ABNORMAL 0.6% 0%
VISION BLURRED 0% 0.6%
SYNCOPE 0.5% 0.5%
MULTI-ORGAN FAILURE 0.5% 0.5%
RENAL IMPAIRMENT 0% 0.5%
MUSCULOSKELETAL STIFFNESS 0% 0.5%
BALANCE DISORDER 0% 0.5%
RHABDOMYOLYSIS 0% 0.5%
BLOOD CREATININE INCREASED 0% 0.5%
HYPERHIDROSIS 0% 0.5%
VISUAL IMPAIRMENT 0% 0.5%
PLATELET COUNT DECREASED 0% 0.5%
ALOPECIA 0% 0.5%
JOINT SWELLING 0% 0.5%
OEDEMA 0.5% 0%
CHOLELITHIASIS 0.5% 0%
CARDIAC ARREST 0.5% 0%
ABDOMINAL DISTENSION 0.5% 0%
GASTROINTESTINAL HAEMORRHAGE 0.5% 0%
METABOLIC ACIDOSIS 0.5% 0%
DIVERTICULITIS 0.5% 0%
MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN 0% 0.5%
EXPOSURE DURING PREGNANCY 0.5% 0%
BLOOD BILIRUBIN INCREASED 0.5% 0%
TENDON DISORDER 0% 0.5%

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