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Metronidazole (Metronidazole) - Toxic Encephalopathy - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Toxic Encephalopathy (31)

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

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Possible Metronidazole side effects in

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from Belgium on 2012-05-31

Patient:

Reactions: Cerebral Small Vessel Ischaemic Disease, Toxic Encephalopathy, Nystagmus, Peripheral Sensorimotor Neuropathy, Vith Nerve Disorder, Central Nervous System Lesion, Nervous System Disorder

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole

Other drugs received by patient: Ciprofloxacin HCL



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

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-05-07

Patient:

Reactions: Toxic Encephalopathy, Dyskinesia, Polyneuropathy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Indication: Clostridium Difficile Colitis

Prochlorperazine
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Indication: Nausea



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 57 year old male

Reported by a physician from Korea, Democratic People's Republic of on 2012-03-30

Patient: 57 year old male

Reactions: Toxic Encephalopathy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 56 year old female

Reported by a physician from Korea, Democratic People's Republic of on 2012-03-30

Patient: 56 year old female

Reactions: Toxic Encephalopathy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 31 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Korea, Democratic People's Republic of on 2012-03-13

Patient: 31 year old male

Reactions: Confusional State, Toxic Encephalopathy, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain Abnormal, Cognitive Disorder, Somnolence, Speech Disorder, Overdose, Altered State of Consciousness

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole



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 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 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 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 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

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from France on 2012-03-06

Patient:

Reactions: Toxic Encephalopathy, Vith Nerve Paralysis, Cerebellar Syndrome, Peripheral Sensory Neuropathy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Dosage: 1.5 g, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Brain Abscess

Ceftriaxone
    Dosage: 4 g, daily
    Indication: Brain Abscess



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 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 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 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 21 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from India on 2012-02-21

Patient: 21 year old male

Reactions: Grand MAL Convulsion, Neuropathy Peripheral, Medication Error, Toxic Encephalopathy, Self-Medication

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tinidazole
    Indication: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Ornidazole
    Indication: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Metronidazole
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Irritable Bowel Syndrome



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 50 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from India on 2012-02-21

Patient: 50 year old female

Reactions: Neuropathy Peripheral, Toxic Encephalopathy, Medication Error, Self-Medication

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Diarrhoea

Tinidazole
    Indication: Diarrhoea



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 46 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Korea, Republic of on 2012-02-07

Patient: 46 year old male

Reactions: Toxic Encephalopathy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Dosage: after 9 days of iv, started oral x15 days
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pleural Effusion

Metronidazole
    Dosage: 1500 mg, daily x9 days
    Indication: Pneumonia



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 21 year old male

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-01-19

Patient: 21 year old male

Reactions: Diplopia, Neurotoxicity, Vomiting, Toxic Encephalopathy, Nausea, Cranial Nerve Palsies Multiple, Axonal Neuropathy, Cerebellar Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Dosage: 1.5g/day oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Brain Abscess

Ceftriaxone
    Dosage: 4g/day iv
    Indication: Brain Abscess



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 21 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-01-13

Patient: 21 year old male

Reactions: Neurotoxicity, Toxic Encephalopathy, Axonal Neuropathy, Cerebellar Syndrome

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 consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-12-21

Patient: 64 year old female

Reactions: Confusional State, Flight of Ideas, Central Nervous System Lesion, Fall, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Nystagmus, Vomiting, Dysphagia, Toxic Encephalopathy, Peripheral Sensorimotor Neuropathy, Ataxia, Dyscalculia, Cerebellar Syndrome, Anxiety, Dysgeusia, Disturbance in Attention, Hyporeflexia, Memory Impairment

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levofloxacin
    Dosage: 500 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: Liver Abscess

Metronidazole
    Dosage: 750 mg, 3x/day
    Indication: Liver Abscess



Possible Metronidazole side effects in 64 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Philippines on 2011-12-16

Patient: 64 year old female

Reactions: Confusional State, Dysgeusia, Dysphagia, Vomiting, Toxic Encephalopathy, Ataxia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metronidazole
    Dosage: 750 mg, 3x/day
    Indication: Liver Abscess

Levofloxacin
    Dosage: 500 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: Liver Abscess



Possible Metronidazole side effects in

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from India on 2011-12-06

Patient:

Reactions: Toxic Encephalopathy, Anaemia, Axonal Neuropathy, Vasculitis, Leukopenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tinidazole
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Indication: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Metronidazole
    Dosage: unk, unknown
    Indication: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Other drugs received by patient: Loperamide HCL; Norfloxacin



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



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