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Metronidazole (Metronidazole) - Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (25)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Metronidazole where reactions include drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Metronidazole side effects in 65 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from Switzerland on 2012-08-24

Patient: 65 year old female, weighing 55.3 kg (121.7 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, Pruritus, Chills, Pyrexia, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Eosinophilia, Hepatic Enzyme Increased, C-Reactive Protein Increased, Oedema Peripheral, Rash Erythematous, Lymphocyte Morphology Abnormal

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetaminophen
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-05-25

Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Metronidazole
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-26
    End date: 2012-05-25

Pantoprazole
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-01
    End date: 2012-05-25

Rocephin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-26
    End date: 2012-05-21

Other drugs received by patient: Calcium Carbonate; Clindamycin HCL; Amoxicillin; Konakion; Meropenem; Prednisone TAB; Clemastine Fumarate



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 53 year old female

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-08-23

Patient: 53 year old female

Reactions: Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Azithromycin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Metronidazole
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Spiramycin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Metronidazole side effects in

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-08-22

Patient:

Reactions: Histiocytosis Haematophagic, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Azithromycin
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Metronidazole
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Spiramycin
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 65 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: 65 year old male

Reactions: Multi-Organ Failure, Metabolic Acidosis, Rash, Rash Morbilliform, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Eosinophilia, Rash Pruritic

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Fluconazole
    Indication: Evidence Based Treatment

Levofloxacin
    Indication: Evidence Based Treatment

Metronidazole
    Indication: Evidence Based Treatment

Vancomycin
    Indication: Evidence Based Treatment



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 53 year old female

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-08-15

Patient: 53 year old female

Reactions: Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Azithromycin

Metronidazole

Spiramycin



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 65 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-09

Patient: 65 year old male

Reactions: Arrhythmia Supraventricular, Tracheal Oedema, Metabolic Acidosis, Stridor, Tachycardia, General Physical Health Deterioration, Mental Status Changes, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Lymphocytosis, Multi-Organ Failure, Oedema Mucosal, Tachypnoea, Blood Creatinine Increased

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Fluconazole
    Indication: Antibiotic Therapy

Levofloxacin
    Indication: Antibiotic Therapy

Metronidazole
    Indication: Antibiotic Therapy

Vancomycin HCL
    Indication: Antibiotic Therapy



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 53 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-08

Patient: 53 year old female

Reactions: Swelling Face, Rash, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Azithromycin

Metronidazole

Spiramycin



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 67 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from Canada on 2012-08-07

Patient: 67 year old female

Reactions: Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Dosage: 500 mg, single

Metronidazole
    Dosage: 250 mg, single
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Biliary Sepsis



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 65 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-30

Patient: 65 year old male

Reactions: Tracheal Oedema, Stridor, Oropharyngeal Swelling, Mental Status Changes, Laryngeal Oedema, Endotracheal Intubation Complication, Oedema Mucosal, Pleural Effusion, Blood Creatinine Increased, Arrhythmia Supraventricular, Metabolic Acidosis, Tongue Oedema, General Physical Health Deterioration, Respiratory Distress, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Blood Lactic Acid Increased, Lung Consolidation, Device Leakage

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Fluconazole
    Dosage: iv
    Indication: Oesophageal Perforation

Levofloxacin
    Dosage: iv
    Indication: Oesophageal Perforation

Metronidazole
    Dosage: iv
    Indication: Oesophageal Perforation

Vancomycin
    Dosage: iv
    Indication: Oesophageal Perforation

Other drugs received by patient: Oral Hypoglycemics



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 65 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-27

Patient: 65 year old male

Reactions: Arrhythmia Supraventricular, Metabolic Acidosis, Stridor, Tachycardia, General Physical Health Deterioration, Mental Status Changes, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Tachypnoea, Blood Creatinine Increased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Fluconazole

Levofloxacin
    Indication: Oesophageal Perforation

Metronidazole
    Indication: Oesophageal Perforation

Vancomycin
    Indication: Oesophageal Perforation



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 65 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from Switzerland on 2012-07-27

Patient: 65 year old female, weighing 55.3 kg (121.7 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, Pruritus, Chills, Pyrexia, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Hepatic Enzyme Increased, Eosinophilia, C-Reactive Protein Increased, Oedema Peripheral, Rash Erythematous, Lymphocyte Morphology Abnormal

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetaminophen
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-05-25

Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Metronidazole
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-26
    End date: 2012-05-25

Pantoprazole
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-01
    End date: 2012-05-25

Rocephin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-26
    End date: 2012-05-21

Other drugs received by patient: Meropenem; Konakion; Clemastine Fumarate; Prednisone; Amoxicillin; Calcimagon; Clindamycin HCL



Possible Metronidazole side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-25

Patient:

Reactions: Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Fluconazole
    Dosage: unk, unknown, single course
    Indication: Beta Haemolytic Streptococcal Infection

Metronidazole
    Dosage: unk, unknown

Metronidazole
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Indication: Beta Haemolytic Streptococcal Infection

Vancomycin
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Indication: Beta Haemolytic Streptococcal Infection

Vancomycin
    Dosage: unk, unknown



Possible Metronidazole side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-25

Patient:

Reactions: Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ciprofloxacin Extended Release
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Indication: Osteomyelitis

Metronidazole
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Indication: Osteomyelitis

Vancomycin
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Indication: Osteomyelitis



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 65 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-07-23

Patient: 65 year old male

Reactions: Multi-Organ Failure, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Fluconazole
    Indication: Oesophageal Perforation

Levofloxacin
    Indication: Oesophageal Perforation

Metronidazole
    Indication: Oesophageal Perforation

Vancomycin
    Indication: Oesophageal Perforation

Other drugs received by patient: Oral Hypoglycemic NOS



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 65 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Switzerland on 2012-07-20

Patient: 65 year old female

Reactions: Brain Abscess, Oedema Peripheral, Brain Oedema, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetaminophen
    Dosage: ;as necessary;iv
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-05-25

Keppra
    Dosage: 2 gram;1/1 day;po
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-04-26
    End date: 2012-05-27

Metronidazole
    Dosage: 500 mg;3/1 day;po
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-04-26
    End date: 2012-05-21

Pantoprazole
    Dosage: 40 mg;1/1 day;po
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-04-01
    End date: 2012-05-25

Rocephin
    Dosage: 2 gram;1/1 day; iv
    Start date: 2012-04-26
    End date: 2012-05-21

Other drugs received by patient: Konakion



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 67 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-07-14

Patient: 67 year old female

Reactions: Vomiting, Pruritus, Nausea, Pyrexia, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Erythema, Rash Pruritic, Presyncope, Rash Maculo-Papular

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Dosage: 250 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral

Metronidazole
    Dosage: 500 mg, unk



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 40 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Spain on 2012-07-02

Patient: 40 year old male

Reactions: Pruritus, Lymphadenopathy, Lymphocyte Transformation Test Positive, Pyrexia, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Eosinophilia, Hepatic Enzyme Increased, Rash Erythematous

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ceftriaxone
    Dosage: 2 g, q12h
    Indication: Status Epilepticus

Metronidazole
    Dosage: 100 mg, q12h
    Indication: Status Epilepticus

Phenytoin
    Dosage: 100 mg, q12h
    Indication: Status Epilepticus



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 67 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-06-19

Patient: 67 year old female

Reactions: Vomiting, Pruritus, Angioedema, Nausea, Anaphylactic Reaction, Urticaria, Pyrexia, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Presyncope

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole

Other drugs received by patient: Metronidazole; Ciprofloxacin



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 67 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from Canada on 2012-06-15

Patient: 67 year old female

Reactions: Vomiting, Body Temperature Increased, Nausea, Presyncope, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Rash Pruritic

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Dosage: 500;250 mg, iv,po
    Indication: Bile Duct Stone

Metronidazole
    Dosage: 500;250 mg, iv,po
    Indication: Biliary Sepsis



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 67 year old female

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from Canada on 2012-06-11

Patient: 67 year old female

Reactions: Vomiting, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Allergy Test

Metronidazole
    Indication: Biliary Sepsis



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 67 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-06-11

Patient: 67 year old female

Reactions: Vomiting, Nausea, Bile Duct Stone, Body Temperature Increased, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Biliary Sepsis, Presyncope, Type I Hypersensitivity, Altered State of Consciousness, NO Reaction ON Previous Exposure To Drug

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Dosage: 500 mg, intravenous (250 mg, once, oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Biliary Sepsis

Metronidazole
    Dosage: 500 mg, intravenous (250 mg, once, oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Bile Duct Stone



Possible Metronidazole side effects in

Reported by a pharmacist from Canada on 2012-06-07

Patient:

Reactions: Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Dosage: 500 mg,
    Indication: Bile Duct Stone

Metronidazole
    Dosage: 250 mg, single
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 67 year old female

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-05-21

Patient: 67 year old female

Reactions: Vomiting, Presyncope, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 40 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-04-11

Patient: 40 year old male

Reactions: Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Indication: Osteomyelitis

Vancomycin
    Indication: Osteomyelitis



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 37 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-02-24

Patient: 37 year old male

Reactions: Back Pain, Vomiting, Hepatic Failure, Headache, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Eosinophilia, Abdominal Pain Upper, Renal Failure, Feeling Hot, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Neutropenia, Rash Maculo-Papular, Pneumonitis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Amoxicillin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Tooth Infection
    Start date: 2008-01-01

Ciprofloxacin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Neutropenic Sepsis
    Start date: 2008-01-01
    End date: 2008-01-01

Clindamycin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Neutropenic Sepsis
    Start date: 2008-01-01
    End date: 2008-01-01

Gentamicin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Neutropenic Sepsis
    Start date: 2008-01-01
    End date: 2008-01-01

Metronidazole
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Neutropenic Sepsis
    Start date: 2008-01-01
    End date: 2008-01-01

Piperacillin and Tazobactam
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Neutropenic Sepsis
    Start date: 2008-01-01
    End date: 2008-01-01

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