Review: taking Acyclovir and Azithromycin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Acyclovir and Azithromycin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Acyclovir and Azithromycin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 943 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Acyclovir

Acyclovir has active ingredients of acyclovir. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Acyclovir 26,034 users)

Azithromycin

Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 12,007 users)

On Jul, 27, 2016

943 people who take Acyclovir, Azithromycin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Acyclovir and Azithromycin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Acyclovir:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Azithromycin:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Acyclovir:
  • female: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Azithromycin:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Acyclovir:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Azithromycin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • rash generalised
  • skin exfoliation
  • asthenia
  • anaemia
  • pneumonia
  • confusional state
  • death
  • dehydration
  • general physical health deterioration
  • nausea
1 - 6 months:
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • diarrhoea
  • bradycardia
  • cough
  • death
  • dyskinesia
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • epstein-barr virus infection
  • leukopenia
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
6 - 12 months:
  • death
  • hodgkin's disease
  • nasal septum perforation
  • side effects
1 - 2 years:
  • hepatitis acute
  • lymphoma
  • multi-organ failure
  • pancreatitis necrotising
  • addison's disease
  • anaemia of chronic disease
  • cachexia
  • encephalitis cytomegalovirus
  • encephalitis viral
  • hiv infection
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • post-traumatic stress disorder
  • suicide attempt
  • empyema
  • fall
  • femoral neck fracture
  • impacted fracture
  • nausea
  • radiculopathy
5 - 10 years:
  • hepatitis
  • neutropenia
  • asthenia
  • liver function test abnormal
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • aspergillosis
  • general physical health deterioration
10+ years:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • infection
  • lung transplant rejection
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • arthralgia
  • anaemia
  • back pain
  • pyrexia
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • injury

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • injury
  • anaemia
  • pain in extremity
  • fall
  • back pain
  • bone disorder
male:
  • anaemia
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • cough
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • pancytopenia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • feeding problem in newborn
  • premature baby
  • breech presentation
2-9:
  • blood cortisol increased
  • pericardial effusion
  • intraventricular haemorrhage
  • pitting oedema
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • blister
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • body temperature decreased
  • cold sweat
  • drug maladministration
10-19:
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • renal failure
  • respiratory distress
  • abdominal pain upper
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  • chronic graft versus host disease
  • cough
20-29:
  • cardiac arrest
  • blood glucose increased
  • death
  • back pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • respiratory arrest
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
30-39:
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • lymphadenopathy
  • blood glucose increased
  • bronchitis
  • back pain
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • depression
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • fatigue
  • general physical health deterioration
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
50-59:
  • pain
  • emotional distress
  • anxiety
  • constipation
  • osteoarthritis
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • paraesthesia
  • anaemia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • dyspnoea
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • bone disorder
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • dyspnoea
  • injury
  • dizziness
  • arthralgia
  • multiple myeloma
  • anaemia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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