Could Azithromycin cause Anaphylaxis - from FDA reports
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 17,210 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA. Among them, 108 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 19,321 users)
Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with asthma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, preventive health care (latest reports from 41,102 Anaphylaxis patients).
On Dec, 29, 2016
17,210 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 108 people (0.63%) have Anaphylaxis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Azithromycin when people have Anaphylaxis *:
- < 1 month: 95.45 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.55 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Azithromycin *:
- female: 60 %
- male: 40 %
Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Azithromycin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 6.9 %
- 10-19: 8.05 %
- 20-29: 14.94 %
- 30-39: 11.49 %
- 40-49: 18.39 %
- 50-59: 17.24 %
- 60+: 22.99 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pneumonia (12 people, 11.11%)
- Asthma (7 people, 6.48%)
- Hiv Infection (6 people, 5.56%)
- Pain (5 people, 4.63%)
- Bronchitis (5 people, 4.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ibuprofen (13 people, 12.04%)
- Prednisone (10 people, 9.26%)
- Albuterol (7 people, 6.48%)
- Ventolin (6 people, 5.56%)
- Spiriva (6 people, 5.56%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (22 people, 20.37%)
- Rashes (14 people, 12.96%)
- Hypotension (10 people, 9.26%)
- Fever (10 people, 9.26%)
- Pneumonia (9 people, 8.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Anaphylaxis when taking Azithromycin?
Browse all side effects of Azithromycina b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with AnaphylaxisAnaphylaxis
Could your condition cause AnaphylaxisAnaphylaxis
Can you answer these questions?
After anaphylaxis 9 months ago, have lost most of my teeth by decay at root and crowns fracturing off. Im 67 and poor with no dental ins. Cannot eat, constant fever and swollen glands. My dental health was good prior to respiratory arrest and life support. Any help out there?
I was just wondering if it is normal that I am spotting on the first dose of Azithromycin. I just got over my period a week ago and now I'm spotting.. Just really nervous it can be something more serious.
I have been diagnosed with idiopathic anaphylaxis. Each time I had anaphylaxis and anaphylactic shock, I took pantoprazole for acid reflux. My doctor says that he doubts this is the cause as my symptoms are delayed...usually about 4-6 hrs. Has anyone experienced that type of a severe delayed ...
You may be interested in these reviews
Hello everyone, glad to find this group. I am 55 years old and had a heart attack, 100% blockage in one artery and a stent put in on June 15 2015 a little over 1 year ago. 2 months later had a kidney stone attack, CT scan, and a aortic aneurysm was found. Passed that one and had another kidney ...
Hi,. My name is Jennifer Eggleston and I have been on paxil over 20 yrs. I recently was prescribed azithromycin for pneumonia and since I ended the antibiotic I have had horrible depression atotal mental breakdown and ended up in the er twice and had to be given shots to calm me down. Has ...
I am Naima sultana.i suffer rheumatoid arthritics from 1998. I take salazopyrine.plaquinen. Prednisone.calcium. Vitamind.folison. And also take mtx ink per week 15 mg.but now I suffered flue. Can I take azithromycine .including that medicines
Hi....my entire head & neck are swollen from the inside& I only took half my first dose...feeling scared as only ice cream seems to alleviate the symptoms 28th temporary brain freeze.I 've been to clinic 6 hours for the shot that's supposed to counteract it...thinking about still going 2 ER😞