Review: taking Azithromycin and Alcohol together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Azithromycin and Alcohol together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Azithromycin and Alcohol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 28 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Azithromycin

Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 14,131 users)

Alcohol

Alcohol has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in alcoholism. (latest outcomes from Alcohol 6,085 users)

On Aug, 22, 2016

28 people who take Azithromycin, Alcohol are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Azithromycin and Alcohol drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • culture positive
  • deafness neurosensory
  • haemophilus infection
  • hepatic function abnormal
  • kawasaki's disease
  • mouth ulceration
  • pericardial effusion
  • pneumonia
  • respiratory rate increased
not specified:
  • headache
  • nausea
  • depression
  • urinary tract infection
  • dyspepsia
  • muscle spasms
  • apnoea
  • arthralgia
  • atrial septal defect
  • bladder disorder

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • headache
  • urinary tract infection
  • dyspepsia
  • muscle spasms
  • apnoea
  • atrial septal defect
  • bladder disorder
  • bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • caecitis
male:
  • liver function tests nos abnormal
  • arthralgia
  • collapse
  • depression
  • myalgia
  • rash maculo-papular
  • serum sickness
  • suicidal ideation
  • suicide attempt
  • alcohol abuse

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • culture positive
  • deafness neurosensory
  • gastroenteritis viral
  • haemophilus infection
  • hepatic function abnormal
  • kawasaki's disease
  • mouth ulceration
  • pericardial effusion
  • pneumonia
10-19:
  • collapse
  • alcoholism
  • death
  • fatigue
  • infectious mononucleosis
30-39:
  • caecitis
  • colitis ischaemic
  • hypersensitivity
  • arthralgia
  • sepsis
  • diarrhoea
  • liver function tests nos abnormal
  • myalgia
  • nausea
  • rash maculo-papular
40-49:
  • depression
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • emotional distress
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • back pain
  • dizziness
50-59:
  • liver function tests nos abnormal
60+:
  • drug effect decreased
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • headache
  • joint injury
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • arthritis
  • intestinal obstruction
  • malaise

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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