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Metronidazole (Metronidazole) - Dysarthria - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Dysarthria (29)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Metronidazole where reactions include dysarthria. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Metronidazole side effects in female

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-06-20

Patient: female

Reactions: Dysarthria, Headache, Arthritis, Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levofloxacin
    Dosage: 500 mg once a day po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Gastrointestinal Disorder
    Start date: 2012-06-16
    End date: 2012-06-19

Metronidazole
    Dosage: 500 mg every 8 hours po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Gastrointestinal Disorder
    Start date: 2012-06-16
    End date: 2012-06-19



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 86 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Belgium on 2012-05-15

Patient: 86 year old male

Reactions: Ataxia, Cerebellar Syndrome, Paraesthesia, Diplopia, Dysarthria, Dysstasia, Neuropathy Peripheral, Nystagmus, Areflexia, Gait Disturbance, Anaesthesia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole

Other drugs received by patient: Ciprofloxacin



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 64 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-05-09

Patient: 64 year old female

Reactions: Dysarthria, Toxic Encephalopathy, Dyskinesia, Paraesthesia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 64 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-04-23

Patient: 64 year old female

Reactions: Confusional State, Paresis, Pain in Extremity, Paraesthesia Oral, Hypercapnia, Dyskinesia, Ataxia, Encephalopathy, Tongue Paralysis, Polyneuropathy, Dysarthria, Dysphonia, Hypoxia, Hyporeflexia, Asthenia, Lethargy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole

Other drugs received by patient: Prochlorperazine



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 64 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-04-20

Patient: 64 year old female

Reactions: Confusional State, Paresis, Pain in Extremity, Toxic Encephalopathy, Hypercapnia, Dyskinesia, Muscular Weakness, Ataxia, Tongue Paralysis, Paraesthesia, Polyneuropathy, Dysarthria, Protrusion Tongue, Dysphonia, Hypoxia, Hyporeflexia, Lethargy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole

Other drugs received by patient: Prochlorperazine



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 86 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Belgium on 2012-04-02

Patient: 86 year old male

Reactions: Ataxia, Decreased Vibratory Sense, Cerebellar Syndrome, Paraesthesia, Cerebral Small Vessel Ischaemic Disease, Diplopia, Dysarthria, Dysstasia, Nystagmus, Areflexia, Axonal Neuropathy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole

Other drugs received by patient: Dicumarol; Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride; Digoxin



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 74 year old female

Reported by a physician from Korea, Democratic People's Republic of on 2012-03-09

Patient: 74 year old female

Reactions: Dysphagia, Toxic Encephalopathy, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain Abnormal, Ataxia, Cerebellar Syndrome, Polyneuropathy, Dysarthria, Cogwheel Rigidity, Nystagmus, Gait Disturbance

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 45 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-03-08

Patient: 45 year old female

Reactions: Confusional State, Vomiting, Tinnitus, Nausea, Toxic Encephalopathy, Pain in Extremity, Deafness, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain Abnormal, Toxicity To Various Agents, Dysarthria, Neuropathy Peripheral, Dizziness, Vertigo, Gait Disturbance

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Dosage: 750 mg, tid

Metronidazole
    Dosage: 250 mg, tid
    Indication: Blastocystis Infection



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 20 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Belgium on 2012-03-08

Patient: 20 year old male

Reactions: Central Nervous System Lesion, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain Abnormal, Visual Acuity Reduced, Paraesthesia, Dysarthria, Optic Nerve Injury, Coordination Abnormal, Dysaesthesia, Colour Vision Tests Abnormal RED-Green, Allodynia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 64 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Korea, Democratic People's Republic of on 2012-03-06

Patient: 64 year old male

Reactions: Dysarthria, Toxic Encephalopathy, Vision Blurred, Gait Disturbance

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 54 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Korea, Democratic People's Republic of on 2012-03-06

Patient: 54 year old male

Reactions: Confusional State, Dysarthria, Toxic Encephalopathy

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 55 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Korea, Democratic People's Republic of on 2012-03-06

Patient: 55 year old male

Reactions: Dysarthria, Toxic Encephalopathy, Gait Disturbance, Paraesthesia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 70 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Korea, Democratic People's Republic of on 2012-03-06

Patient: 70 year old male

Reactions: Dysarthria, Toxic Encephalopathy, Muscular Weakness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 74 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-03-06

Patient: 74 year old male

Reactions: Dysarthria, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain Abnormal, Ataxia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 62 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-03-06

Patient: 62 year old male

Reactions: Dysarthria, Liver Function Test Abnormal, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain Abnormal, Ataxia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 49 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Korea, Democratic People's Republic of on 2012-03-06

Patient: 49 year old male

Reactions: Dysarthria, Toxic Encephalopathy, Muscular Weakness, Gait Disturbance

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 71 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Korea, Democratic People's Republic of on 2012-03-06

Patient: 71 year old male

Reactions: Dysarthria, Toxic Encephalopathy, Gait Disturbance

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 61 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Korea, Democratic People's Republic of on 2012-03-06

Patient: 61 year old female

Reactions: Dysarthria, Toxic Encephalopathy, Gait Disturbance

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 21 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-02-27

Patient: 21 year old male

Reactions: Vomiting, Nausea, Toxic Encephalopathy, Vith Nerve Paralysis, Ataxia, Sensory Loss, Somnolence, Cerebellar Syndrome, Paraesthesia, Dysarthria, Diplopia, Nystagmus, Dizziness, Axonal Neuropathy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole

Other drugs received by patient: Ceftriaxone



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 64 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-02-16

Patient: 64 year old female

Reactions: Confusional State, Slow Speech, Nausea, Dyskinesia, Hypercapnia, Muscular Weakness, Encephalopathy, Polyneuropathy, Dysarthria, Paraparesis, Dysphonia, Hypoxia, Hyporeflexia, Lethargy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 46 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Korea, Republic of on 2012-02-10

Patient: 46 year old male

Reactions: Dysarthria, Toxic Encephalopathy, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain Abnormal, Cytotoxic Oedema, Metabolic Encephalopathy, Paraesthesia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Dosage: 1500 mg;qd
    Indication: Pneumonia

Metronidazole
    Dosage: 1500 mg;qd
    Indication: Pneumonia

Other drugs received by patient: Moxifloxacin; Ceftriaxone



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 50 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Sweden on 2012-01-30

Patient: 50 year old male, weighing 85.0 kg (187.0 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, Toxic Encephalopathy, Deafness, Ataxia, Loss of Consciousness, Dysarthria, Fatigue, Balance Disorder, Dizziness

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Dosage: 400 mg, tid
    Administration route: Oral

Metronidazole
    Dosage: 1 g/day
    Indication: Appendiceal Abscess
    Start date: 2010-05-01

Other drugs received by patient: Ciprofloxacin; Cefotaxime



Possible Metronidazole side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Korea, Republic of on 2012-01-20

Patient:

Reactions: Dysarthria, Confusional State, Toxic Encephalopathy, Disorientation, Paraesthesia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole

Other drugs received by patient: Ceftriaxone



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 57 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Korea, Republic of on 2012-01-20

Patient: 57 year old male

Reactions: Confusional State, Dysarthria, Chest Pain, Encephalopathy, Ataxia, Fall

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from Korea, Republic of on 2011-11-30

Patient:

Reactions: Dysarthria, Toxic Encephalopathy, Central Nervous System Lesion, Paraesthesia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Dosage: 1500 mg, / day
    Indication: Pneumonia

Metronidazole
    Indication: Pleural Effusion

Other drugs received by patient: Moxifloxacin; Ceftriaxone; Moxifloxacin; Ceftriaxone



Possible Metronidazole side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2011-11-29

Patient:

Reactions: Dysarthria, Confusional State, Central Nervous System Lesion, Ataxia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-11-17

Patient: male, weighing 49.3 kg (108.5 pounds)

Reactions: Neurotoxicity, Dysarthria, Anal Fistula, CSF Protein Increased, Muscular Weakness, Dizziness, Unevaluable Event, Fall

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Antibiotics FOR IBD
    Indication: Anal Fistula
    End date: 2011-01-01

Metronidazole
    Indication: Anal Fistula
    End date: 2011-01-01

Infliximab
    Indication: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Start date: 2009-07-06
    End date: 2009-08-17

Other drugs received by patient: Probiotics; Benzaclin; Calcium W / Minerals / Vitamin D NOS; Cholecalciferol; Folic Acid; Ibuprofen; Methotrexate; Acetaminophen; Benzoyl Peroxide; Dapsone; Gabapentin; Multivitamin with Minerals; Humira; Adapalene; Ascorbic Acid; Omeprazole; Growth Hormone; Letrozole; Levothyroxine Sodium



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 86 year old male

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2011-11-17

Patient: 86 year old male

Reactions: Central Nervous System Lesion, Cerebellar Ataxia, Peripheral Sensory Neuropathy, Cerebellar Syndrome, Ocular Dysmetria, Diplopia, Dysarthria, Cerebral Small Vessel Ischaemic Disease, Dysstasia, Nystagmus, Areflexia, Axonal Neuropathy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ciprofloxacin
    Dosage: 800mg/day oral, just over 6ws
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Liver Abscess

Metronidazole
    Dosage: 1.5g/day oral, just over 6ws
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Liver Abscess

Other drugs received by patient: Antivitamin K; Digoxin



Possible Metronidazole side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-10-13

Patient:

Reactions: Blood Pressure Increased, Psychomotor Hyperactivity, Nausea, Reaction To Drug Excipients, Cerebrovascular Accident, Dysphemia, Dysarthria, Speech Disorder, Euphoric Mood, Malaise, Insomnia, Feeling Drunk, Feeling Abnormal, Facial Asymmetry, Blister

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Dosage: 1 bid, took total of 2 doses
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Gastrointestinal Disorder
    Start date: 2011-08-25
    End date: 2011-08-25

Losartan Potassium
    Dosage: only took one dose
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 2011-07-03
    End date: 2011-07-03

Other drugs received by patient: Premarin; Norvasc; Thyroid Medication; Ibuprofen (Advil); Prevacid; Premarin

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