Azithromycin and Anaphylaxis - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Anaphylaxis with Azithromycin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17,267 people who have side effects when taking Azithromycin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 05, 2017

17,267 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin.
Among them, 108 people (0.63%) have Anaphylaxis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Azithromycin cause Anaphylaxis?

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.

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