Review: taking Acyclovir and Azithromycin together


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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 1,407 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 23,946 users)

Azithromycin

Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 19,265 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

1,407 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:
  • pneumonia
  • death
  • anaemia
  • rash generalised
  • skin exfoliation
  • asthenia
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • dehydration
1 - 6 months:
  • diarrhoea
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • bradycardia
  • death
  • leukopenia
  • pneumonia
  • anaemia
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • cough
6 - 12 months:
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • death
  • hodgkin's disease
  • myelodysplastic syndrome
  • nasal septum perforation
  • side effects
  • squamous cell carcinoma of skin
1 - 2 years:
  • hepatitis acute
  • lymphoma
  • multi-organ failure
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • pancreatitis necrotising
  • addison's disease
  • anaemia of chronic disease
  • cachexia
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • diarrhoea
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • post-traumatic stress disorder
  • respiratory failure
  • suicide attempt
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • empyema
  • fall
  • femoral neck fracture
5 - 10 years:
  • hepatitis
  • neutropenia
  • pericardial effusion
  • 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
  • arthralgia
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • anaemia
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • injury
  • anaemia
  • pneumonia
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • back pain
male:
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • cough
  • pain
  • arthralgia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • anaemia
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • feeding problem in newborn
  • premature baby
  • breech presentation
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
2-9:
  • blood cortisol increased
  • pericardial effusion
  • intraventricular haemorrhage
  • pitting oedema
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • acute hepatic failure
  • atelectasis
  • blister
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • body temperature decreased
10-19:
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • renal failure
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • mucosal inflammation
  • respiratory distress
  • contusion
20-29:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • injury
  • cardiac arrest
  • pain
  • back pain
  • blood glucose increased
  • death
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
30-39:
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • depression
  • pyrexia
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
  • bronchitis
  • lymphadenopathy
  • blood glucose increased
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • asthenia
50-59:
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • emotional distress
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • hypoaesthesia
  • pyrexia
  • constipation
  • osteoarthritis
  • arthralgia
60+:
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • bone disorder
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
  • injury
  • fall

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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