Review: could Azithromycin cause Anaphylaxis?
Summary: Anaphylaxis 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 Ibuprofen, and have Pneumonia.
We study 10,949 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 73 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.
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Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 12,357 Azithromycin users)
Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain. (latest reports from 28,938 Anaphylaxis patients)
On Mar, 9, 2015: 10,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 73 people (0.67%) have Anaphylaxis.
Time on Azithromycin when people have Anaphylaxis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Azithromycin * :
Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Azithromycin * :
Severity of Anaphylaxis when taking Azithromycin ** :
How people recovered from Anaphylaxis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pneumonia (8 people, 10.96%)
- Hiv infection (7 people, 9.59%)
- Bronchitis (6 people, 8.22%)
- Tuberculosis (4 people, 5.48%)
- Arthritis (4 people, 5.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ibuprofen (9 people, 12.33%)
- Albuterol (6 people, 8.22%)
- Isoniazid (5 people, 6.85%)
- Kaletra (5 people, 6.85%)
- Prednisone (5 people, 6.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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