Review: could Azithromycin cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation 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 Zometa, and have Breast cancer metastatic.
We study 10,946 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 316 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 12,354 Azithromycin users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,454 Constipation patients)
On Feb, 12, 2015: 10,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 316 people (2.89%) have Constipation.
Time on Azithromycin when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Azithromycin * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Azithromycin * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Azithromycin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer metastatic (42 people, 13.29%)
- Hypercalcaemia (32 people, 10.13%)
- Pain (31 people, 9.81%)
- Breast cancer (29 people, 9.18%)
- Depression (23 people, 7.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (127 people, 40.19%)
- Ambien (103 people, 32.59%)
- Aspirin (94 people, 29.75%)
- Prednisone (93 people, 29.43%)
- Lipitor (84 people, 26.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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