Review: Azithromycin side effects
In this review, we analyze Azithromycin side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin. The review is based on 10,923 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What is Azithromycin
Azithromycin (latest outcomes from 12,321 users) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis.
Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (azithromycin): Zithromax, Zmax, Azasite.
On Sep, 1, 2014: 10,923 people who reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin are studied
Most common side effects over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified |
|Diarrhoea||Chest Pain||Nausea||Depression||Anxiety||Anxiety||Fatigue||Pain |
|Dyspnoea||Pain In Extremity||Diarrhoea||Anxiety||Depression||Depression||Gallbladder Disorder||Anxiety |
|Nausea||Anaemia||Gamma-glutamyltransferase Increased||Cholecystitis Chronic||Suicide Attempt||Insomnia||Gastrointestinal Disorder||Dyspnoea |
|Vomiting||Dyspnoea||Bradycardia||Pain||Suicidal Ideation||Pain||Vomiting||Nausea |
|Rash||Nausea||Immune Reconstitution Syndrome||Mucosal Ulceration||Insomnia||Suicide Attempt||Pain||Vomiting |
|Pneumonia||Immune Reconstitution Syndrome||Cellulitis||Oral Infection||Intentional Overdose||Emotional Distress||Cardiac Disorder||Diarrhoea |
|Pyrexia||Oedema Peripheral||Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased||Mouth Injury||Loss Of Consciousness||Paranoia||Cholelithiasis||Pulmonary Embolism |
|Asthenia||Pyrexia||Melaena||Impaired Healing||Liver Disorder||Agitation||Cholecystitis Chronic||Pneumonia |
|Urticaria||Uveitis||Blood Uric Acid Increased||Bacterial Infection||White Blood Cell Count Decreased||Cholecystitis Chronic||Hip Arthroplasty||Fatigue |
Most common side effects by gender * :
|Pulmonary Embolism||Fatigue |
Most common side effects by age * :
|Pyrexia||Pyrexia||Cholecystitis Chronic||Pain||Pain||Pain||Dyspnoea||Pain |
|Pneumonia||Cough||Nausea||Nausea||Pulmonary Embolism||Anxiety||Anxiety||Dyspnoea |
|Dyspnoea||Vomiting||Vomiting||Cholecystitis Chronic||Pyrexia||Nausea||Pain||Nausea |
|Pyloric Stenosis||Diarrhoea||Gallbladder Disorder||Pulmonary Embolism||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Fatigue||Arthralgia||Dizziness |
|Upper Respiratory Tract Infection||Stevens-johnson Syndrome||Cholelithiasis||Cholelithiasis||Injury||Vomiting||Pain In Extremity||Pneumonia |
|Neutropenia||Cyanosis||Dyspnoea||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Depression||Dyspnoea||Oedema Peripheral||Fatigue |
|Herpes Zoster||Anxiety||Pulmonary Embolism||Dyspnoea||Abdominal Pain||Pneumonia||Anaemia||Fall |
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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