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Flagyl Safety Information and Side Effects

Flagyl Safety Information

Diarrhoea ( 69 reports)    ➢ More

Klebsiella Infection, Interstitial Lung Disease, Lung Abscess, Diarrhoea, Hypotension, Troponin Increased, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased

This case suggests a potential Flagyl (metronidazole) (metronidazole) Diarrhoea side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 37-year-old female patient from FR (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): infection and used Flagyl (metronidazole) (metronidazole) (dosage: 500 Mg, 3 In 1 D, Oral) starting Jan 06, 2014. Soon after starting Flagyl (metronidazole) (metronidazole) the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Klebsiella Infection
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Abscess
  • Diarrhoea
  • Hypotension
  • Troponin Increased
  • Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine Sulfate) (hydroxychloroquine Sulfate)
  • Cortancyl (prednisone) (prednisone)
  • Bactrim (bactrim) (sulpamethoxazole, Trimethoprim)
  • Rocephine (ceftriaxone Sodium) (ceftriaxone Sodium)
  • The patient was hospitalized. Although Flagyl (metronidazole) (metronidazole) demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Diarrhoea, may still occur.

    Pyrexia ( 65 reports)    ➢ More

    Respiratory Disorder, Skin Reaction, Diarrhoea, Fatigue, Pyrexia, Somnolence, C-reactive Protein Increased, White Blood Cell Count Increased

    Adverse event was reported on Jan 13, 2014 by a male taking Flagyl (Dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: SE , 73 years of age, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Flagyl side effects: respiratory disorder, skin reaction, diarrhoea, fatigue, pyrexia, somnolence, c-reactive protein increased, white blood cell count increased.
    Associated medications used:
    • Piperacillin/tazobactam (pip/tazo) (piperacillin Sodium, Tazobactam Sodium)
    • Vancocin (vancomycin Hydrochloride) (vancomycin Hydrochloride)
    The patient was hospitalized.

    Paraesthesia ( 59 reports)    ➢ More

    Chills, Malaise, Myalgia, Urinary Tract Infection, Fungal Infection, Hypoaesthesia, Muscle Spasms, Respiratory Disorder, Paraesthesia

    This Paraesthesia problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from SE. A 53-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): vaginal infection,abdominal pain.On Mar 18, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Flagyl (dosage: 3 Dosage Form, Daily, Oral). The following health products were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Flagyl, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Chills
    • Malaise
    • Myalgia
    • Urinary Tract Infection
    • Fungal Infection
    • Hypoaesthesia
    • Muscle Spasms
    • Respiratory Disorder
    • Paraesthesia
    The patient was hospitalized. Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Paraesthesia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Vomiting ( 56 reports)    ➢ More

    Abdominal Pain Upper, Vomiting, Hepatic Steatosis, Neutrophilia

    A case of a 55-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from FR was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: periodontitis and was treated with Flagyl (metronidazole) (metronidazole) (dosage: NA) starting Dec 01, 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Amoxicillin
  • Theralite (lithium Carbonate)
  • Quetiapine
  • Alprazolam
  • Stilnox (zolpidem Tartrate)
  • Hyzaar (hyzaar) (hydrochlorothiazide, Losartan Potassium)
  • Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Abdominal Pain Upper
    • Vomiting
    • Hepatic Steatosis
    • Neutrophilia
    The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Flagyl (metronidazole) (metronidazole) could cause Vomiting and that some female subjects may be more susceptible.

    Nausea ( 53 reports)    ➢ More

    Hypoxia, Bradycardia, Tachycardia, Application Site Pain, Nausea, Dizziness

    on Dec 24, 2013 a male from MX , 24 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Flagyl (metronidazole) (5 Milligram/milliliters, Solution For Injection) (metronidazole). Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Flagyl side effects: hypoxia, bradycardia, tachycardia, application site pain, nausea, dizziness. Flagyl (metronidazole) (5 Milligram/milliliters, Solution For Injection) (metronidazole) dosage: NA.
    Associated medications used:
    • Tygacil (tigecycline) (tigecycline)
    • Sinergix (sinergix) (tramadol Hydrochloride, Ketorolac Tromethamine)
    The patient was hospitalized.

    Common Flagyl Side Effects

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    Diarrhoea (69)
    Pyrexia (65)
    Paraesthesia (59)
    Vomiting (56)
    Nausea (53)
    Dizziness (51)
    Hypoaesthesia (46)
    Pain (44)
    Rash (44)
    Abdominal Pain (43)
    Neuropathy Peripheral (43)
    Confusional State (40)
    Pruritus (37)
    Dyspnoea (37)
    Urticaria (36)
    Weight Decreased (36)
    Chills (34)
    Thrombocytopenia (32)
    Dysgeusia (31)
    Hypersensitivity (29)
    Headache (29)
    Anxiety (27)
    Renal Failure Acute (27)
    Convulsion (26)
    Erythema (26)
    Oedema Peripheral (23)
    Asthenia (22)
    Insomnia (22)
    Neutropenia (22)
    Cholestasis (22)
    Fatigue (21)
    Malaise (21)
    Anaemia (20)
    Burning Sensation (19)
    Arthralgia (18)
    Fall (18)
    Gait Disturbance (18)
    Alanine Aminotransferase Increased (17)
    Abdominal Discomfort (17)
    Muscle Spasms (17)
    Clostridium Difficile Colitis (17)
    Depression (17)
    Toxic Skin Eruption (17)
    Tremor (16)
    Pancreatitis Acute (16)
    Pain In Extremity (16)
    Hypotension (16)
    Hepatitis (16)
    Crohn's Disease (15)
    Dehydration (15)

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