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Review: could Azithromycin cause Abdominal cramps (Abdominal pain)?





Summary: Abdominal cramps is found among people who take Azithromycin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Yaz, and have Contraception.

We study 10,940 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 437 have Abdominal cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal cramps and more.

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Azithromycin

Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 12,345 users)

Abdominal cramps

Abdominal cramps has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression.(latest reports from Abdominal cramps 76,967 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 10,934 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 437 people (4.00%) have Abdominal Cramps.

Trend of Abdominal cramps in Azithromycin reports

Time on Azithromycin when people have Abdominal cramps * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Abdominal cramps90.32%3.23%3.23%0.00%3.23%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Azithromycin * :

FemaleMale
Abdominal cramps73.14%26.86%

Age of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Azithromycin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Abdominal cramps0.00%0.71%12.32%18.96%18.96%14.69%12.56%21.80%

Severity of Abdominal cramps when taking Azithromycin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Abdominal cramps0.00%57.14%42.86%0.00%

How people recovered from Abdominal cramps ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Abdominal cramps0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (70 people, 16.02%)
  2. Pain (50 people, 11.44%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (32 people, 7.32%)
  4. Asthma (32 people, 7.32%)
  5. Nausea (30 people, 6.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Yaz (101 people, 23.11%)
  2. Yasmin (81 people, 18.54%)
  3. Albuterol (81 people, 18.54%)
  4. Prednisone (75 people, 17.16%)
  5. Prevacid (70 people, 16.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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