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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.

What is Azithromycin

Azithromycin (latest outcomes from 12,324 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

 outcomes

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DiarrhoeaChest PainNauseaDepressionAnxietyAnxietyFatiguePain
DyspnoeaPain In ExtremityDiarrhoeaAnxietyDepressionDepressionGallbladder DisorderAnxiety
NauseaAnaemiaGamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedCholecystitis ChronicSuicide AttemptInsomniaGastrointestinal DisorderDyspnoea
VomitingDyspnoeaBradycardiaPainSuicidal IdeationPainVomitingNausea
DizzinessMyalgiaDizzinessInjuryAggressionAggressionDyspepsiaInjury
RashNauseaImmune Reconstitution SyndromeMucosal UlcerationInsomniaSuicide AttemptPainVomiting
PneumoniaImmune Reconstitution SyndromeCellulitisOral InfectionIntentional OverdoseEmotional DistressCardiac DisorderDiarrhoea
PyrexiaOedema PeripheralBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedMouth InjuryLoss Of ConsciousnessParanoiaCholelithiasisPulmonary Embolism
AstheniaPyrexiaMelaenaImpaired HealingLiver DisorderAgitationCholecystitis ChronicPneumonia
UrticariaUveitisBlood Uric Acid IncreasedBacterial InfectionWhite Blood Cell Count DecreasedCholecystitis ChronicHip ArthroplastyFatigue

Most common side effects by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainPyrexia
AnxietyDyspnoea
NauseaNausea
DyspnoeaPneumonia
InjuryDiarrhoea
VomitingPain
Pulmonary EmbolismFatigue
DiarrhoeaCough
DizzinessAnxiety
AstheniaVomiting

Most common side effects by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
PyrexiaPyrexiaCholecystitis ChronicPainPainPainDyspnoeaPain
PneumoniaCoughNauseaNauseaPulmonary EmbolismAnxietyAnxietyDyspnoea
DyspnoeaVomitingVomitingCholecystitis ChronicPyrexiaNauseaPainNausea
DiarrhoeaRashPainVomitingAnxietyDiarrhoeaPyrexiaAnxiety
RashPneumoniaAnxietyInjuryNauseaPyrexiaNauseaAsthenia
Pyloric StenosisDiarrhoeaGallbladder DisorderPulmonary EmbolismDeep Vein ThrombosisFatigueArthralgiaDizziness
ThrombocytopeniaUrticariaInjuryAnxietyDyspnoeaInjuryPneumoniaDiarrhoea
Upper Respiratory Tract InfectionStevens-johnson SyndromeCholelithiasisCholelithiasisInjuryVomitingPain In ExtremityPneumonia
NeutropeniaCyanosisDyspnoeaDeep Vein ThrombosisDepressionDyspnoeaOedema PeripheralFatigue
Herpes ZosterAnxietyPulmonary EmbolismDyspnoeaAbdominal PainPneumoniaAnaemiaFall

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (19 hours ago):

  • suffered on and off low grade fever after 5 days taking 1g azithromycin

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  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • First time to use the Drug and she has taken it for 5 days. Noticed a fever today 101.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Started getting a mucous like vaginal discharge two days after starting erythromycin 500mg once a day for a sinus infection

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